Technology and Identity

Creating Selves in Media

Assignment 1

What does Sherry Turkle argue about the aspects of identity brought out by playing in a MOO or MUD (same thing)? Does her analysis correspond with your experience as you played a role in the MOO?


Assignment 2

After reading the debate between Dibbel and Miller, present an argument about whether a person can or cannot be raped in cyberspace. How are sexually violent crimes like rape connected to a person's identity beyond the physical body?