The Sound of Immersion

Immersion is what makes a video game great. It is usually behind the feeling of being at one with the game world, the one-more-turn syndrome that makes you forget reality, the jump scares when something attacks your character... Efficient immersion can be achieved though many tools, but let's focus on one today: sound. Immersion's latin … Continue reading The Sound of Immersion

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Information Age at the Science Museum: Style Over Substance

Information Age is a permanent exhibition at the Science Museum of London, seeking to "celebrate more than 200 years of innovation in information and communication technologies" (Science Museum, 2016). The displays are thorough and varied, showing antique telegram machines, 1920s radio equipment, mid-20th century telephone exchange panels, beautiful 1960s TVs, bulky 1960s and 1970s mainframes, … Continue reading Information Age at the Science Museum: Style Over Substance