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The MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing is a one-year program that leads to a Master of Science (SM) in Science Writing.
“Transformative Works has devoted its latest issue to the subject of games, and chief amongst its best pieces is MIT students Kevin Driscoll and Joshua Diaz’s exhaustive look at the history and rise of the chiptune genre.”
Podcast: “On the WOW Pod: A Design for Extimacy and Fantasy-Fulfillment for the World of Warcraft Addict”
A discussion about the inducement of pleasure, fantasy fulfillment, and the mediation of intimacy in a socially-networked gaming paradigm such as World of Warcraft.
Marcia Bartusiak’s “riveting and mesmerizing story behind the discovery of the startling size and true nature of our universe.”
“From our perspective, the goal was to come up with something the teacher can adopt without taking a big risk.”
The widespread adoption of computer-based methods of digital recording technology has profoundly changed film scoring practices around the globe, not least in Hollywood.
Podcast: John Bryant and Wendy Seltzer, “Authorship, Appropriation, and the Fluid Text: Versions of the Law”
John Bryant and Wendy Seltzer ask: What are the ethics and legality in the creation, sharing, and ownership of textual versions?
From last year’s Online News Association conference.