Todays lecture brought me to remember this image that I saw in BCM112 last year, so I have tracked it down because it shows the concentration of media.
So, there are no copyright laws in the fashion industry (only on trademarks and logos). Blakley says that other creative industries can follows fashion’s trend. This copying culture has forced designers to “up their game” and be more innovative, which has led to designs being too hard to copy. She says that there creative industries […]
This weeks lecture and seminar got me thinking about our freedom, as users, on the internet. Our society has formed into an information society , where intangible assets like knowledge and information have become so valuable, that strict copyright and intellectual property laws have been created to control information. Information has such a power, that […]
I have just read this article http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57490619-93/facebook-drops-off-the-greatest-places-to-work-list/ which explains what the criteria for the Top Companies for Work Life Balance is. “The goal of this listing was to look for companies that don’t keep their employees chained to their desks or laptops 24/7. Glassdoor sought workers who could balance their lives between work and personal life […]
This weeks post I am going to attempt to display the link between the idea of cyberspace and it’s independence, to online activism in the Arab Spring. Although the lecture and seminar were focused a lot around cyber punk, the Arab Spring kept coming to mind when I was sitting and listening to the lecture. […]
This weeks post I am going to quickly reflect and expand on three different points from this week, one from the lecture, one from the seminar and another from the reading. Real time: allowing communication to be published as it happens. One of the most prominent (and most tweeted about with hashtag digc202) examples is […]