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Moos are very powerful - because fully text-based - virtual realities. You meet peop le, play or wo rk and you can arrange your ow n space as you like, You arrange the space by describin g it and programmin g behaviour of elements contained in it.
Th e suggestion of such text can be strong, as strong as the text of a good hook can be. Th e rooms peop le create for themselves in 'loos on the net are examples of the development of a radkal. Home has undergone some sweeping changes during the last hundred years. Th e house as home for the late-modern nucl ear family ripened into its definiti ve form.
Standardised enough to produce in large quantities and to agree that everyone has the right to one, Everyo ne know s wh ere he or she belongs - at Home. All houses were connected to network s: Subway, Ga rbage Collection.
Modern support networks that turn the house into a safe. Almost simultaneously, the house was connected to the networks of the media. Telephone, Radio, Television and Computer network s turn the house into an even more effective base of operati ons.
But they also nipture the safe walls of the house radically. Of course, media hav e always done that. One wh o loses himself in a hook teleports out of hts or her physical environment.
Th ey are w indows onto another world. O ne becomes mentally connected to the media space and consciousness of ones own bod y and home is temporarily suspe nded. W e have beeome used to having a couple of channels to media space open simultaneously.
Readin g the newspaper with the T V on: O r we mix up home and media: Th e teleph one is another story, as we are not completely displaced into media space. W e make contact through it: And, as opposed to prayer see the next issu e of Medi amatic we get a clearly audible ans wer.
Th e other speaks to us and we feel obligated to answer in our turn. Telephone is more engaging than other media, and not 50 easy to combine with radio or television.
W e're there in person. When the teleph one rings, its us ually for us and we have a place of our own in the telephone net. Th at place correspo nds with home.
If I don 't pick up the telephone, the conclusion at the other end of the line is: Many answering machin es state that their owner is not at home. At home means my end of the telephone line, W e are beeoming increasingly connected to interactive networks comparabie to the telephone net.
Besides my telephone num ber, I have an address and a home page on the Web. And a room in a MOa. Th e MOa is the limit: Th e sys tem says: Th e difference between the old mass media and the new many-to-many networks is that it matters w hether the individual participant exis ts or not.
Increasingly, users are formin g a v irtual spot of their ow n.
An electroni c home that su pplements our old home: A spo t wh ere we can be found and whlch serves as a base of operations.Mar 12, · The Department of Homeland Security issues a statement of "the facts surrounding the 'caravans' en route to the U.S.
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Introduction Academic Context Thesis, Organization, and Design Chapter 1: Synonyms of Self: Erikson and Quest for Identity Biography Configurational Approach Ego, Ego boundaries, and Ego Growth Erikson’s Epigenetic Theory Erikson’s Conception of Ego Identity Erikson’s Psychosocial Model Developing Ego Identity: Erikson After Chapter.
Media handbook: a complete guide to advertising media selection, planning, research and buying Katz, Helen E. Media politics and democracy in palestine: political culture. “Objectivity is short-hand for not having a significant pre-conceived agenda, eliding facts the audience would be interested in, or engaging in obvious falsehoods.” ~ WikiLeaks.
Perhaps the political narratives that made possible a world of more or less free movement of goods, capital, symbols, and partly of people are even more important that these signs, symbols, icons and expressions of a global culture.