Ludic & Phatic. What is it? What is in your mind once reading it? Or perhaps you already knew about it unlike me.
Someone was discussing about the term ludic and phatic. I suddenly felt so small. I suddenly feels that how little knowledge that I have in this academic world. I realized the importance to be up-to-date with the current trends. But there are too many, too many to catch-up with. Articles downloaded were carried here and there, but the page number remain at 1. To move to another page might take ages. Too many tasks at the office, when at home, too many house chores to be completed. Once everything done, its time to call-off for the day.
From the Wikipedia (my instant source of information for general definition) I gathered that LUDIC is the term used to define the playful interface. It was coined in 2008. The term was introduced with the aim of counterbalancing the tendency of "infantilization" of play and stressing the complicities between technology and pleasure.
How does that sound? Well, in general it is about creating an interface that are playful and applicable mostly in games.
What is PHATIC?
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It is about the relationship between society and technology. It is about creating technology for the society in this borderless world through social networking etc.
Wow! The article is very interesting. It opened-up how knowledge spurs. And again, it makes me feel so small. Be it in the acquired knowledge or discovered knowledge, how little knowledge that I have.
Let's strive to work harder to be a better muslims in all aspects.