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Category Archives: Class Projects
For our final project, Asia and I decided to create a negotiation style board game based off of H Rider Haggard’s novel She. Below are infographics detailing the rules, objectives, background and characters that the game entails. There is also a forthcoming play through video that you will be able to watch in order to […] Continue reading
This collaborative project from 2008 features the artwork of Anna Musun-Miller and the creative narrative by Matt Walker, both former Vanderbilt students in an early iteration of this class. http://bloodlines.comicgenesis.com/d/20080418.html Continue reading
One of my favorite places to spend random Saturday afternoons is the St. Louis Art Museum. I’ve spent many hours wandering the various galleries during my countless visits there, but I always stop to take a look at one painting in particular—Genius of America by Adolphe Yvon. One might think that I’m in love with […] Continue reading
For my final project, I attempted to write a short story within the genre of science fiction. In the story, called “Evelyn”, progress in both the realms of artificial intelligence and virtual reality result in an interesting research application: the main character enters a virtual world inhabited by A.I. in order to study their behavior. What […] Continue reading
The global population is expected to increase by almost 3 billion people by the year 2100. Genetic adaptations and manipulations will result in better nutrition, superior health, and longevity for these generations of humans. Despite the many positive outcomes positive eugenics can have for the individual, an increased population may have devastating affects on consumption, […] Continue reading
K I S S What makes the World of Warcraft so addictive and alluring is a mysterious inquiry. It is simple, stupid (when compared to competing mmorpg’s content), and surprisingly intrinsic to something in all of us. WoW This media presentation explores the archetypes of racial and genetic cynicism, identity, and immersion into an alternate […] Continue reading
The link to download Max and Sophie’s final project, an interactive journey through genetics and literature, can be found HERE. Play safely.Filed under: Class Projects Tagged: Final, Game, genetics, Interactive, literature, project Continue reading
The link below allows you to explore the Huxley University website and learn more about the institution that accepts students based on their DNA samples. The website was created by Eric Alderman and Mary Buzzard, and contains many references to novels that deal with the topic of genetics. Enjoy! http://huxleyedu.weebly.com/ Filed under: Class Projects, Novels, […] Continue reading