Marcus Carter & Ben Egliston Articles 1

Marcus Carter is a Senior Lecturer in Digital Cultures at The University of Sydney, and a recipient of the University's SOAR fellowship in 2018. He is currently the Degree Director for the Master of Digital Communication and Culture, and a co-director of the Socio-Tech Futures Lab, one of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences flagship research themes attempting to address the social, ethical and inclusive challenges with emerging technologies such as VR and AR. His prior work bridges the disciplines of Human-Computer Interaction and Game Studies, with current research projects on children’s digital play, and on the use of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in conservation education. Dr Ben Egliston is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology. Ben researches the politics and practices of digital technology, asking how and why particular kinds of digital technologies affect (and become affected by) users. His research has focused largely on videogames, covering topics like esports, data analytics interfaces and livestreaming. His current research examines data analytics in the use and development of videogames and software, as well as the politics of emerging ‘mixed reality’ technologies.

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