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Recovered Writing: Undergraduate Technologies of Representation Final Essay Response on Communication Tech and World of Warcraft, Dec 8, 2004

This is the fourteenth post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for

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Posted in Computers, Georgia Tech, Recovered Writing, Technology

10 Million People Can Play World of Warcraft, Because Chuck Norris Allows Them to Live

Warning: Chuck Norris can now beat you up in World of Warcraft. N.B.–I don’t truck in Chuck Norris’ politics, but I respect him as a martial artist.

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Posted in Video Games

After Reinstall, Watching P2P Work in World of Warcraft

I like to reinstall my OS every few months to keep things tidy and fully functional on my MacBook 5,1. In a typical nuke-and-pave operation, I format my hard drive and then install the OS with most customizable options unchecked

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Posted in Apple, Computers, Technology, Video Games

My Quick Peek into World of Warcraft Cataclysm

Yesterday, I updated my World of Warcraft client on MacOS X with the intention of taking a look around Cataclysm–something that I had not done since I loaded the game after installing my Intel SSD. I emerged in the Valley

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Posted in Personal, Video Games

2 Free World of Warcraft Guest Pass Keys Available

I received two World of Warcraft Guest Pass Keys when I purchased my WoW: Cataclysm boxed set, and I would like to give them to someone who would like to try out WoW for 10 days free. The Guest Pass

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Posted in Science Fiction, Video Games

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Now Available

In case you missed it, Blizzard launched World of Warcraft: Cataclysm today. You can buy it in stores, or you can get it the way the Maker intended: as a digital download. Information about the world-transformative upgrade is available on

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World of Warcraft Updates: 12 Million Members, Cataclysm, and Archaeology

    There are some exciting new World of Warcraft developments just on the horizon. Despite the worldwide economic meltdown and jobless recession recovery, folks still need to raid. Blizzard announced recently that they have not only maintained their World

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Posted in Science Fiction
Who is Dynamic Subspace?

Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing, technical communication, and science fiction.

He holds a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University, M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool, and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Culture from Georgia Tech.

He welcomes questions, comments, and inquiries for collaboration via email at jellis at citytech dot cuny dot edu or Twitter @dynamicsubspace.


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