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What forms of technology or digital ephemera will become toys or play in the future?
In Mexico, the voladores–Huastec or Totonac–climb to the top of a mast sixty-five to one hundred feet high. They are disguised as eagles with false
According to Caillois in Man, Play, and Games, play is defined as such: Free: in which playing is not obligatory; if it were, it would
Games of chance would seem to be peculiarly human. p 18
The corruption of agôn begins at the point where no referee or decision is recognized. p 46
The corruption of mimicry follows a parallel course. It is produced when simulation is no longer accepted as such, when the one who is disguised
Transposed to reality, the only goal of agôn is success. p 54
The kite, before becoming a toy in Europe toward the end of the eighteenth century, in the Far East symbolized the soul of its owner
There is no new weapon that may not momentarily be introduced as a toy. page 61