Thanks to @DanielAshton for inviting me to talk @winchesterart about “research with a small r” & embedding creativity in practice based ba games design & art. Etherpad document (welcome comment/input) with links to slides, recording and resources here - dctr.pro/smallr
So frustrated with new @bbciplayer layout on PS4. Just can’t find anything anymore :(
2018 conferences left of “mildly critical of capitalism” - dctr.pro/23d
Barcelona to go open source by 2019 - dctr.pro/23b
Poem penned by @amyburvall the day after she woke up to probably the worst push notification you can imagine…
BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.
Finally managed to get some writing done this week, will podcast #procterphd day this week asap, a lot going on however a sneak peak outline of todays text;
delightful design -> edutech -> big data -> silicon valley tech -> eugenics -> not good
may not get away with this…
4 years ago this week one of my students @SDKompile was preparing to showcase his first game prototype @winchesterart now he is testing his latest with @sennepldn #sennep_holes
Lyon, M., & Hafner, K. (1999). Where Wizards Stay Up Late. Simon and Schuster.
If your interested in the history of the internet this book is excellent. 📚
A Letter about Google AMP - Google has chosen to create a premium position at the top of their search results which are only accessible to publishers that use a Google-controlled technology, served by Google from their infrastructure, on a Google URL, and placed within a Google controlled user experience.
Within BA (Hons) Games Design & Art in Winchester, UK each year we host numerous user testing events dressed up as parties for anyone to come, test & see what our students get up to. View the list for 2018
Mainly patching my servers, services and my Macs today to kick off #procterphd day spectreattack.com
Installing 10.13.2 which will slow my MacBook Pro 2016 down 😞 Thanks Intel
A great day out with @afc_wimbledon well done team. #coyd
Although the final score was 0-3 (0-0HT) we put on a great game and in the first half we where very unfortunate to not go into the lead. Well done @AFCWimbledon #coyd
Woo great seats. #coyd @afc_wimbledon
Arrived #coyd @afc_wimbledon
Facebook et al. It’s not advertising, it’s statistical behaviour-modification - dctr.pro/236 via @thoughtshrapnal
Come on you Dons - Off to Wembley. #coyd @afc_wimbledon
Completely agree with this piece from the Guardian.
We must reverse the ‘outcome oriented’ educational monster we have unleashed.
We have schooled them to believe formal education is where intellectual creativity and complexity go to die.
“They see you when you’re sleeping, they know when you’re awake” #bigdata #surveillancecapitalism