One Last Appeal: The Arguments of Digital Exhibits

As I have maybe hinted at before, I initially went into Loyola's DH program with the intention of expanding my knowledge about digital rhetoric. Digital rhetoric, to me, echoes DH in that it eludes a concrete definition, but is still prominently concerned with attention and/or a call to action. Not unlike traditional rhetoric wherein practitioners …

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All Talk: The Structure of Podcasts and Their Place in DH

It's pure serendipity when you find that your class assignments coincide with some of your personal interests. It just so happens that I have been opening up to podcasts as of recently, like in kind of a big way, and to be given this opportunity to reflect on this in class is perhaps a sign …

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Gone Textual: Interpreting Charles Dickens Through Hermeneutica

Thinking about thinking: what can come of this? There's a certain romantic quality about pondering about how we can go about interpreting our interpretations of information. This, as we tell ourselves, is an ability that separates us from all other species, sort of implying that we might also be proficient at it. But do we …

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VR and AR Experiences: Disorienting or Engaging?

Within the past decade or so, considerable attention has been given towards making science fiction a reality through the development of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. Through these technologies which essentially just deliver visual and audio sensory feedback in relation to a perceived space, users are given the prospect of experiencing "true …

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Beyond Killing Time: How Small Scale Video Games Tell Stories

Over these last couple of weeks, the theme of the new reincorporating the old has continually emerged, and for this week, the story is no different (pun intended). But seriously, when it comes to stories, different mediums afford different outcomes, but on a fundamental level, the conceptual basis of stories remains the same across time. …

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