Category: Uni

The Blog Post About The Importance Of Blogging

Blogging can be a creative outlet for many and a place of deep thought for others. It can be done to build skills or it can be used to show off skills. It can be the start of your career or it can be your full time job. Moreover, with one's online presence becoming more important ...

It All Starts With An Introduction…

Have you ever played that game where you look at someone, maybe you are on a train or in a restaurant, and you try to guess who they are and what they do? You don't know this person at all but you sit there and make up a fictional backstory for them. Admit it, we've ...

N.C.S.I., OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT…

ALC205: Digital Media and the Surveillance Society Group 14 consisted of Lucinda Blake, Darcy McLoughlin, Dylan Hornsby, and Christina Stenseth. All group members contributed productively and in a timely manner to create our surveillance story. Alternative Logistics Cases, S02E05, The Fox and the Hound: When a social media celebrity’s corpse is live-streamed to the entire ...

1% Rule: A Digital Voyeur’s World

The human species are a curious kind. We are curious by stories and by the life of others. Our fascination of celebrity culture is a prime example of wanting to observe a better dream-like world. This fascination has, however, spread into the personal life of our friends, family and ourselves. “Stalking” in an informal digital ...

Tagged & Tracked

It is crazy to think about how much information there is out in the world about us; crazier yet is how information can be used to track us in real time. Every day we are under constant surveillance from CCTV, the cookies in our web browser and our handy-dandy smartphone in our back pocket... Geotagging ...

Let’s Make A Movie!

"Let’s make a movie!" Those were the words that my old Sesame Street toy video camera use to say when you pressed the plastic record button. I think it is quite fitting considering this is where my love of filmmaking began and what has ultimately lead me to make the videos I make today. I’d ...

AS SEEN ONLINE

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. LinkedIn. What do these social medias have in common? Me! Well at least different personas of me. Fieseler, Meckel and Ranzini (2015) describe how a person can have multiple distinct online personalities that represent different aspects of real life. Riberio (2009) adds that these personalities are decentralised and that people use virtual passports ...