#Why am I so Pretty

Social media are computer-mediated tools that allow people to create, share or exchange information, ideas, and pictures/videos in virtual communities and networks. Social media is defined as "a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content. A celebrity... Continue Reading →

3D Printing and Digitisation

In the lecture this week we examined the notion of material transformation, and how it manifests itself into manual and digital processes. We concentrate on material-digital transformations and explore the kinds of experiences made possible by various processes of making. Essentially digitisation is the conversion of a source of analog information, such as a photograph... Continue Reading →

O.K, Google

The concept of citizen journalism (also known as "public", "participatory", "democratic", "guerrilla" or "street" journalism) is based upon public citizens "playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analysing, and disseminating news and information." http://mashable.com/category/citizen-journalism/ New media technology, such as social networking and media-sharing websites, in addition to the increasing prevalence of cellular phones,... Continue Reading →

Transmedia: The Lord of the Rings

Transmedia storytelling represents a process where integral elements of a fiction get dispersed systematically across multiple delivery channels for the purpose of creating a unified and coordinated entertainment experience. Ideally, each medium makes its own unique contribution to the unfolding of the story. (Jenkins,2007 ) When I was younger, I had a Care Bears book that... Continue Reading →

Everything is a Remix

In this weeks lecture we studied remix culture and the notion of mashup and remix. Remix culture has been revolutionary through the emergence of technology, remixing music has become an interest being undertaken more frequently being apart of everyday life and being classified as, anything can be a remix. In my research I found that... Continue Reading →

iPhone vs Android

Considering there are over 1.08 Billion Smartphone users Worldwide, it is safe to say that we have become a generation that love gadgets. I have fallen for the stereotypical propaganda 'to be up-to-date' with society’s standards, you must own an iPhone or Android device. I however, am bias when it comes to the ongoing war... Continue Reading →

3D Printing vs Copyright

If there is a design of a coffee cup for example and I wish to modify it and print it, would I be breaking the law? This question has been asked several times by designers but there are issues that can be involved when you do 3D print. If I say I want to print a... Continue Reading →

“The Medium is the Message”

My Meme on "The medium is the message" Marshall McLuhan theory "The medium is the message"  has had people confused for decades on whether "the medium is the message" or if "the message is the medium." The quote itself is confusing and McLuhan hasn't made his point clear, the first point Marshall Mcluhan made was that... Continue Reading →

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