MIT courseware Computer modelling

11.127 / 11.252 Computer Modeling for Investigation and Education, Spring 2003
What is a Simulation? What is a Game? What makes a Game educational? These are some of the questions explored in 11.127. (Photo courtesy of Eric Klopfer)

Concerning the Embodiment
If the body is the fundamental communication hardware, a simulator for a mind, what is its relationship to media made of steel, plastic, or silicon? Instead of pulsing blood, pulses of electrons and light animate these media. McLuhan long ago pointed out that modern communication interfaces attach themselves to the body. In the Ecco quawords of McLuhan, “media are extensions of the senses.”

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