Tag: Digital Society

How World of Warcraft managed to accidentally simulate a pandemic.

Socially speaking, (video) games are often dismissed as “childish”. Indeed, those playing games, physical or digital, are often seen as having nothing better to do, and engaging in something that is quaintly inconsequential, read: a waste of time. Yet despite that, games can already offer insight into economies via virtual markets and, as researchers discovered in late 2005, a new potential for…

It Is Too Loud Outside

Humans Are Social Animals “We, as humans, are social animals.” This is a phrase that I have been hearing since middle school. I have learned that the need to belong is one of the core evolutionary needs which we seek to obtain in life. It covers a lot of explanations that underlie our behaviors such as following the trends, looking to make…

“I talk digital”

Digital has many facets. It is a news anchor as it informs us about politics and world affairs. It is an entertainer as it allows us to encounter video content and audio files. It is a shopping assistant as it simplifies our shopping experiences. It is a friend in times of loneliness as it keeps us in touch with our far away…