Digital Culture

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    GamerGate: What is it and why is it rocking the [gaming] world?

    Oct 1, 2014 10:00am | by Marie Alcober

    If you’ve read any major online publication of late, you’ll have come across the term Gamer Gate — the online war rippling across the video game industry with no end in sight. While much of the fighting has occurred online, documented under the hashtag #GamerGate on platforms like Twitter and Tumblr, many women have felt […]

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    Divided No More: The Great Technology Paradox

    Jan 24, 2014 4:38pm | by Ramona Pringle

    Keith Hampton (@mysocnet),  Rutgers professor and subject of The New York Times article, set out to answer that question with his research, asking “Are we indeed socially hobbled by our little screens?” and if matters really have gotten worse, “How would we know? Worse than what?” There’s a lot of nuance packed into these questions, and so […]