Tagged: Corona Pandemic

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Remember Corona

In order to prevent the historical significance of the moment from falling into oblivion, as our ancestors’ experiences during the Spanish flu had done before, various museums and academic stakeholders – especially from the field of public history – have called on the internet to collect personal memories, everyday experiences, and findings about the “Corona Crisis” and upload them to their databases.

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Plague Inc. – Designing Virtual Pandemics

“Plague Inc.”, a strategy game published as early as 2012, in which you are supposed to destroy mankind as a pathogene in a very instructive way, has climbed the app charts in the course of the Corona pandemic and was banned in China. Reason enough to take a closer look at how illness is designed in this game and what consequences this has for our perception of disease.

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