Category: Reading

Player Modeling

One of the sexiest aspects of digital environments and online worlds is the ability monitor player behavior in an unprecedented way. Every single action, decision and event can be recorded, aggregated and analyzed on a scale that would make Orwell look like an absentee baby-sitter. — read on

Noun-Phrase Analysis. Huh?

As I'm building the theoretical framework for my methodology, I'm going over some worthwhile texts that look at data mining online communities. In other words, how do we, as social scientists, make use of all that 'stuff' that's going on online? One elementary text is "A Noun Phrase Analysis Tool for Mining Online Community Conversations," by the mouthful Haythronthwaite and Gruzd (H&G). — read on

World of World of Warcraft

Screenshot of "World of World of Warcraft"

As we say on the interwebs: "Teh lolz." — read on

Article Categories

Recent Comments

Recent Videos

  • Dubstep awesomeness

    Dubstep awesomeness

    Finally, someone combined my two favorite hobbies: simulator games and dubstep. Sweet, sweet nectar....

  • FPS Cinema

    FPS Cinema

    First person perspective is highly symbolic of the subjective point of view from which we, faced an ...

  • The TV Show

    The TV Show

    Insert your favorite French philosopher's musings on co-existing meta-realities here. Then stop bein...

  • Maximum Hulkness

    Maximum Hulkness

    The cure for the common GTA clone. Heck, the Hulk puts GTA to shame.  One enjoys roaming one's h...

  • Aart is gehackt.

    Aart is gehackt.

    After this illustrious example of hilarity, I've now also located a Dutch sesame street remix, web 2...

About Waffler