Simon Penny re-collects the dimensions of simulation-as-training in martial arts, football, and ballet (not to mention computer games).
Sidebar images from "How I Was Played by Online Caroline."
Sidebar images from "Metaphoric Networks in Lexia to Perplexia."
Nick Montfort reiterates the value of multiple perspectives on, and in, New Media.
Brenda Laurel takes a turn at the rules of operation for Interactive Fiction.
Bill Seaman hyphenates the "hybrid-languages" of Lexia to Perplexia.
Eugene Thacker's question: "To what degree does language account for the markers and meanings of embodied difference?"
A response that bridges things, as metaphors do.
Warren Sack sheds some psychosocial light on readings, like Jill Walker's, of the uncanny.
Jill Walker's encounter with a participatory, and vaguely sinister, online narrative.