Tag: virtual reality

Hetero-Comfortable Avatars

Noel Brett , August 27th, 2019

Content warning from author: This post will have instances of sexism, transphobia, and sexual violence. I noticed a masculine voice near me say: “wow Wow WOW!” I turned…


Mukbang is Changing Digital Communications

Alexandra Frankel , November 30th, 2018

How a global internet phenomenon is foreshadowing the effects of virtual reality and changing the way strangers connect online.   Sitting in a home office filled with stuffed…

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Greetings from Silicon Beach

Alexandra Frankel , November 9th, 2018

Does technology mean something different when it leaves the Valley and goes to the Beach? In the summer of 2016, during preliminary fieldwork in California, I met with…

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Anthropology Blogging 101: Archaeogaming

Emma Louise Backe , November 7th, 2017

In this edition of Anthropology Blogging 101, we feature Andrew Reinhard, founder of Archaeogaming. His application of archaeology to virtual worlds and digital gaming platforms like World of…

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A Review of Virtual Reality Ethnographic Film, or: How We’ve Always been Creating Virtual Reality

Emma Louise Backe , November 17th, 2016

By Haley Bryant Upon opening my eyes, I see that a figure has appeared on the horizon: a young boy adorned in the iconic red vestments of the…

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Pixel vs Pigment. The goal of Virtual Reality in Archaeology

colleen , January 11th, 2016

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Colleen Morgan. Post by Laia Pujol-Tost. Archaeology has a long tradition of using visual representations to depict the past. For most of its…

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