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Two in one

For this blog post I will do two mini blogs posts. These topics were too short for a full post, so I will do both in one blog post. Antique VR The concept of VR seems to be something only achievable with current and future technology, however similar experiences already existed in the past. It isn’t as fancy as out VR headsets,…

You shouldn’t read this blog post

This title is a bit clickbaity, but it reflects the content of this blog post. It may be seem weird to write it like this but you will understand better this choice after you’ve skimmed through this following text: Firstly, that’s where I would add my own personal opinion that we have seen how many times that stuff has come from people…

Study of an internet artifact: Usis

This is the season of the year where students can enroll for courses from the second semester. Confusion and error messages spread through the Whatsapp groups. Courses feel like buried treasures buried under cryptic course numbers and walls of windows. The fact that there are different sessions or professors make everything more blurry. It doesn’t help that the Brightspace and Usis don’t…

In defense of digital books

In this blog post I want to explore the aspect of digital books. In a previous post I analyzed how they relate to paper books. But this time I want to look closer at them and show how they are not only digital copies of books, but more than that. Since this isn’t a top type of article like last time, I…

Top 3 ways paper is a vector of innovation for digital media, but also a way to escape it.

This blog post is an enumeration of topics lay in the crossing section between paper and digital interfaces, two mediums that are totally opposed. One old and inflexible, the other new and interactive. This will be a small series of blog articles written in the “top x thing” style. The subtopic this week is “writing΅, next week will be “reading” and the…