Tag: video

McGill Students Reflect On: Respect and Inclusion in Campus Life

Students on the McGill Campus reflect on their personal understandings of and experiences with respect and inclusion. We ask what they feel the role of a University task force should be in promoting these values on campus. Some students worries about the limitations of the institution in addressing the issue; others hopeful about the dialogue that it might create.

Echo chambers on autoplay: How social media news videos hurt political dialogue

Flashing through countless newsfeeds with bold lettering and eye-catching, often shocking imagery, online news videos have become intrinsic to users’ experience on social media. Painstakingly engineered for maximum impact on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, these brief videos are just one embodiment of social and news media’s increased reliance on one […]

The evolution of e-sports

Twelve feet wide, five feet tall, and nine feet deep. The Nimrod computer cast a looming presence at the Festival of Britain in 1951. Nimrod was the first computer designed specifically for playing video games—in this case, the mathematical strategy game Nim. In Nim’s traditional set-up, two players take turns […]