Blackfish

Animals are everywhere in the media – kids cartoons, advertisements, the latest blockbuster film, on mainstream news outlets – there is no escaping them. The concerning but also fascinating thing is, these animals are not entirely animals at all, but human-like creatures. We often watch, read and listen to/about animals from the bias point of […]

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Given the recent boom in technological advances, it doesn’t come much of a surprise when us as humans want to start measuring ourselves in terms of numbers and figures, quantifying our physical and psychological features. The introduction of technologies such as the Fitbit and the Apple Watch have allowed us to measure qualities of ourselves by using […]

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This video is a visual representation of a survey I conducted on whether people binge watch and why. I interview 6 recipients in order to do this and used screenshots of the survey to support what they were saying. The images (that are not screenshots of the survey results) are not my own and I […]

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Below is the results of the survey I did using SurveyMonkey  What is your gender? What is your age? Do you know what binge watching is? Do you consider yourself a binge watcher? On what device do you usually binge watch on? Why do you binge watch? What does your typical binge watching surroundings look […]

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The culture and theme around the word hacking is usually one of skepticism and often means something bad. When I hear the word hacker, my mind automatically thinks about bad hackers, such as those who hack bank accounts, computers and personal devices to obtain information, whether it be the celebrity nude hacking scandal, or to […]

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Simply, the internet of things is increased machine-to-machine communication based off cloud technology and networks of data-gathering sensors, being mobile, virtual and instantaneous connectivity (Burrus, D, 2014). It is the essence of a usually trivial object connecting to the internet, inherently obtaining it’s own network (IP) address, becoming uniquely identifiable, as argued by two students of MIT […]

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In light of my recent post about examining feminine and masculine online cultures I have decided to focus on a more relevant and examinable topic, given that my original idea was quite broad and was probably not as readily achievable as I first thought. I have decided to narrow my view down to the parallels and […]

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With the emergence of such sites as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube within the past decade, the ways that protests (peaceful or not) have been organised and participated in has been revolutionised. Recent protests and revolutions such as the #ArabSpring (2011) and the Euromaiden Revolution in Ukraine (2013-14) were witnessed all over the world with the use of […]

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Within todays technological era our days a filled with short-lived adventures and small-attention spanned enigmas that are documented on endless online archives (social medias) imprinting each day within our very own online history books. Within these experiences are constant anxieties and interruptions, contributing to our once captured attention, to our now ‘clickbait”-captured minds, needing constant […]

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The feud between Apple (iOS) and Android has been a battle lasting years, with hardcore fans of both companies and extensive research on both, there are both benefits and disadvantages to using either operating system, whether it is a free-flowing [open] system or one that is restricted or a closed system. These operating systems represent […]