Throughout this research project I will be exploring the lasting effects that leisure activities have on individuals and how it effects student experience. I will investigate how hobbies build interests, confidence and life skills. This research is relevant, as it may encourage students to incorporate their hobbies into their current degree. Hobbies are particularly carried out... Continue Reading →
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Throughout this semester I have focused on each stage of developing my digital artefact. Ideating and prototyping my DA enabled me to build a solid foundation for the continuous development of my digital artefact. Whilst the aim still incorporates promoting womens bodyboarding, throughout the making stage I have attempted to monetise many aspects of my... Continue Reading →
The new GoPro now includes the option of a live video. This is an awesome feature and a bit of fun! But yet again, another object is connected to the internet. The data is stored, processed and copied. The trajectory of the internet is exciting, scary and somewhat unpredictable. Automatic golf sticks, surfboards with phones,... Continue Reading →
In the digital world, it’s hard to identify truthful information. When you become aware of different factors such as framing, memetic warfare and cyber war, you start to question majority of the content you come across. At times, you may even use these factors within your own online presence. “Data is infinitely recombinant and it... Continue Reading →
“Are there any legal issues, with licensing and stuff? Or is Instagram still the wild west?” “Instagram is the absolute Wild West right now” The myth of the electronic frontier encouraged people to think of the internet as the "illusion of the Wild West”. Online, it is no surprise that data is recorded. This can... Continue Reading →
My digital artefact continues to evolve and constantly sparks new ideas. Through Instagram, Riptide Magazine and podcast's, I have continued to develop my digital artefact. The aim is to still promote women in bodyboarding, as it is a male dominated sport. Making different forms of media has allowed me to find an audience on other... Continue Reading →
"You’ve got to be silent to be spoken to. Passivity is the logic of this technology" - Richard Senett Power has always proven to be the factor behind successful individuals. Power is a voice that is heard instead of being spoken to. Connectivity allows us to send a message, tweet or post across the globe in... Continue Reading →