I am actually pretty excited about this concept of the Internet of Things (IOT). I can’t wait for objects in my future home (and the house itself) to be integrated with each other, and to me, having a conversation (like in the samsung vid in the lecture). By 2015, 15 billion objects are going to […]
I must admit that I am a fan of Apple and everything they do. For me, their walled garden is perfect. I can do everything that I want to do on my iPhone: use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, check my email, check the weather, play stupid games and use safari. And it all looks so neat […]
This week really presented the question on whether there is a role for industrial media anymore. I think there is no right or wrong answer, because there will be different opinions by everyone, and how do we really know who is right? But as Bruns said, the field of journalism has entered a crisis […]
…so were you, kind of. In 2006, Time Magazine ‘You’ (us, we, the users of the world wide web) the people of the year. I know I am six years late in discovering this, but it reminded me of the content of DIGC202- growth of internet technologies, user created content, social networks, citizen journalism, creation, remixing, […]
Right now as I am writing this blog post, it has been the second day that the internet has been down in my house because of a problem with the modem router. Thank god (or Jobs?) for 3G on my iPhone and iPad. But as much as I love Jenkins’ idea of convergence, and how […]
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.
Look how far society has come since the days of dial-up internet (a painful sound we will always recognise and never forget). We thought we were connected back then, but think about how far technology has already come. As Manuel Castells says, we are a networked society, and he goes so far to say that networks […]