digital media theory - cybertypes http://machines.kfitz.info/347-2008/taxonomy/term/31/0 en Blog#8: New Identities, cont. - Cybertypes http://machines.kfitz.info/347-2008/node/21 <p>Last week we read one article by Lisa Nakamura "Race In/For Cyberspace: Identity Tourism and Racial Passing on the Internet". This week in Cybertypes Nakamura elaborates on the term 'identity tourism' in more detail -- the pleasure that we can have another gender, race, or identity. The earlier articles we read so far give me the feeling that the Internet is nirvana -- no birth, no age, no illness, no death, no gender, and no race. You can be whoever you want in cyberspace. You can create your own digital identity which may be totally different from your real identity.</p> <p><a href="http://machines.kfitz.info/347-2008/node/21">read more</a></p> http://machines.kfitz.info/347-2008/node/21#comments cybertypes Tue, 01 Apr 2008 04:17:14 +0000 sk 21 at http://machines.kfitz.info/347-2008 Cybertypes http://machines.kfitz.info/347-2008/node/20 <p>Cybertypes<br /> By<br /> Lisa Nakamura<br /> Chapter 1-3</p> <p>Factor<br /> • Lack of access: found along race, class, gender<br /> • Digital </p> <p>Ways that identities are transforming in cyberspace<br /> • Tool of communication<br /> • Daily vocabulary: "cybersex, online, file compression, hypertext link, download<br /> • Lev Monovich: two layers to new media: content, computer layer (interface)<br /> • Old medium: writing</p> <p><a href="http://machines.kfitz.info/347-2008/node/20">read more</a></p> http://machines.kfitz.info/347-2008/node/20#comments cybertypes download identity tourist LamdaMoo Mon, 31 Mar 2008 21:58:42 +0000 maria.teng 20 at http://machines.kfitz.info/347-2008