Speeding up the Internet

Australia. Yes, we do have a great country, but I feel like in some areas were are being ripped off. We have to pay more than double the amount for consumer goods than Americans do (in most cases), we have to travel further to reach overseas destinations AND our internet speed is one of the […]

Did you know I was Time’s person of the year once…

…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, […]

Week Six Summary- Media Convergence

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 […]

Creative Freedom

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 […]