Sonic the Hedgehog vs. Dostoevsky?

July 18, 2011

I just finished reading a fantastic article: Christine Rosen’s People of the Screen, published in The New Atlantis (“A Journal of Technology and Society”) in 2008. There’s lots I could say about it, but I’m going to focus on the argument that Rosen refutes about video games. Jay Parini, a writer who teaches English at […]


Attention Curation?

July 15, 2011

I have a question for all of you. How do you decide what information to consume? More specifically, let’s focus for now on news. How do you decide which news stories to read? Do you read what flows by on your Google Reader or what your friends post to your Facebook news feed? Do you […]