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Stories are taking over
"The inimitable Ian Bogost with some thinking on how stories are overtaking social media and how they are perhaps the first true smartphone media format. First, what are stories in this context? “Story” is a terrible name for this feature, because it’s so broad as to descend into meaninglessness. In ordinary parlance, a story is a generic name for a narrative account of something."
narrative  storytelling  stories  society  socialmedia 
may 2018 by garrettc
The Dead Outnumber the Living
"The Dead Outnumber The Living is a mix between a “choose your own adventure” book and a classic text-based video game, going beyond the typical choose-your-own-adventure theme by providing a vast amount of pathways, dynamic content, story clues, and a few puzzles to solve."
adventure  book  ebook  text  story  narrative  game 
november 2014 by garrettc
Making up Stories: Perception, Language, and the Web
"Stories have been around as long as we have, helping us understand our world and ourselves. We learn and retain information best through stories, because they turn information into more than the sum of its parts. But what makes a story a story, and what does it mean for the digital world we’ve built?
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content  contentstrategy  copywriting  web  narrative  storytelling  uxoxford2012  oxdug2013 
february 2012 by garrettc
Bear 71 - An interactive documentary
An interactive documentary which begins with the capture of a grizzly, its tagging, and then release. A first-person narrative tells a story through the eyes of the bear. As the observer, youfollow the bear and explore its environment on an abstract map.
art  documentary  nature  geocoding  geodata  geography  geolocation  flash  narrative  storytelling  wdcsintranet 
february 2012 by garrettc

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