Alone in the Ocean, Disconnected // The Internet Of Things

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 →

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What Counts As Truthful Information? // Dark Fiber

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 →

Information Avalanche // Bridges Made of Pebbles

Legacy media focuses on the main stories with limitations of time and space. The content was packaged and filtered before it was shown. Emergent media however, brings the new paradigm of the information avalanche. Everyone can produce information. Therefore, this brought on the information avalanche concept, which describes the growth of data. This also introduced... Continue Reading →

Feeding Google // iOS vs Android

To effectively develop my digital artefact, I rely heavily on feedback loops. After I produce something, I analyse the feedback I get from it. This then enables me to determine what to do in the future and how my audience reacts. When linking this to the comparison between iOS and Android, it’s clear that the... Continue Reading →

The Simpsons Take A Trip to the Global Village // Understanding the Network Society Paradigm

Within my remediation, I have explored Marshall McLuhan’s concept of “The Global Village”. McLuhan’s concept predicted the internet would become a global nervous system. To develop an understanding of the global village, it is important to remember that the telegraph was ultimately a centralised network. The news that was given was filtered, framed, coordinated and... Continue Reading →

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