Monthly Archives: February 2011

Describing Bad Company 2, part 1 of many

Latour’s maxim for where to begin an ANT-like description is ‘in media res’ – in the middle of things. Perhaps we could start in the pilot’s seat of a helicopter. Better yet – we could be even more descriptive than … Continue reading

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Presented without comment #4

A special Leigh Alexander themed selection of pieces presented without comment, for your casual perusal. ‘“You” Suck’ by Leigh Alexander at Sexy Videogameland, posted Dec 14th, 2007: Which raises a crucial points about this whole Web 2.0, user-generated content, world-building … Continue reading

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Cahiers du Multijoueur

At the end of last year, Mitch Krpata wrote a near throw-away paragraph amongst a series of paragraphs on the games he played in 2010 that didn’t quite make the year-end best-of lists. The paragraph is reproduced below in its … Continue reading

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Presented without comment #3

And so we continue our series in which relevant and timely articles are ‘Presented without comment‘, for your casual perusal: ‘Could I sell my facebook account ?‘ by Christophe1700 at Black Hat SEO forum: Hey there, I have a facebook … Continue reading

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Presented without comment #2

And so we continue our series in which relevant and timely articles are ‘Presented without comment‘, for your casual perusal: ‘The end of journalism as we know it (and other good news)‘ by Annabel Crabb at the ABC’s The Drum: … Continue reading

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Presented without comment #1

And so begins a new series in which relevant and timely articles are ‘Presented without comment‘, for your casual perusal: ‘Are you a digital sharecropper?‘ by Jeff Atwood at Coding Horror: In essence, any website where user generated content is the … Continue reading

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A brief history of podcast appearances

Hey so I realise I haven’t updated blog readers on all the podcasts I’ve been on lately (including one not so lately). Most recently I talked about my position on comments with the Critical Distance Confab. If you’ve ever wondered … Continue reading

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Phonogram

I’m suffering from a hangover. A hangover induced by Phonogram – it’s actually a comic, and not the latest alcoholic beverage with an overly generous marketing budget. But a hangover is what I’ve got. My head hurts. My body hurts, … Continue reading

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Birthday Giveaway!

The blog is one year old today, and while I was planning on doing this on my birthday, the blog’s birthday seems just as fitting. As is hobbit tradition on birthdays I have things to give away! I’ve got about 7 copies … Continue reading

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