Phoebe Sengers praises the optimistic, self-aware conversation mapped by Warren Sack and First Person.
Animals and invaders populate the space of Janet Murray’s counter-response.
Whether CTPs should walk on three legs or two; how the robotic artwork Petit Mal is “interpretationally plastic;” what cultural assumptions we build into machines: just some of the response-topics here.
Jane McGonigal goes mobile with a “transformational agenda” shift for Cyberdrama.
The parallels (and oppositions) between hypertext and AI are brought out in section five.
The importance of consequences plots Brenda Laurel’s response to Michael Mateas.
Secret agency is at issue in Frasca’s response, which denies the application of Aristotle to the open-ended interactivity of gaming.
Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin introduce Cyberdrama, the first section of First Person.