Not just a game

Last year, I had the opportunity to do something a bit bonkers and thoroughly enjoyable: present a panel at PAX East with Dr Catherine Flick about the ways in which archaeology and ethics inform upon portrayals of non-humans (chickens!) in video games, thus rather successfully uniting my archaeological background with my new focus on technology…

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Hiatus

What follows is a bit personal and not the sort of thing that I had envisioned posting here, but if I continue using this space, the content of my contributions is going to shift substantially and I want to be open about the process. I began writing this blog as a way of giving myself…

Toward an archaeology of computer-mediated communities

“FOR THE HORDE!” he bellowed, inches away from my face, kickstarting my tinnitus. The call to arms was heavily accented—and not directed at me. The convention was heaving, thick with the sweaty jostling of thousands, and this person had noticed a symbol my companion’s shirt. It was a subtle black against a dark grey background,…