Monthly Archives: December 2019

A Final Note on the use of the Digital – For Now

I have previously discussed how the use of modern technology, and the internet in particular, have become a very normal part of the lives of significant sections of the global population. I would like to discuss this topic a little bit further, hence this blog post. People are on their phones all. The. Time. This is not some article written by a…

Destiny Talks Episode 5: Virtual Reality

Join us for another episode with Iman, Caressa, and Joseph on Virtual Reality and the underlying debate around it! Sources: Philip Brey (2014)’s The Phyiscal and Social Reality of Virtual Worlds in The Oxford Handbook of Virtuality Extending Virtual Reality with art for all five senses | Rogue Fong | TEDxFultonStreet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNg37BSRQOU&feature=youtu.be

Horizontal VS vertical videos

As I lazily scroll through Instagram, I am often suggested to carry on watching longer videos on IGTV, yet I almost never do. Since it launched in June 2018, I have always been a bit confused about it, and to be completely honest, I never liked it. Somehow, the idea of entering the IGTV world bothers me. But first, what is IGTV?…

10:41

Last week, last post. Can’t believe this have come to an end. Throwing back my blog posts, I am particularly interested in developing my opinions and ideas on how digital media presenting images and information as well as how we as digital media users present ourselves in the realm of digital media platforms and interfaces. In the last blog post, I would…

University in the Dark Ages (2008)

Even though what I am about to say probably applies to people only 7-8 years older than me, I find it mind-blowing that friends, siblings and parents completed university without all the tools that we have today. Only recently am I discovering that my peers in Rome don’t have a library catalogue to help them track down sources for their thesis. But…

Attachment theory

The popularity of social network sites (SNSs) has been risen tremendously in the last couple of years. Almost 3.500 billion people use social network sites, such as Facebook, Instagram and so on. That development has drawn the attention to many researchers. However, there is still disagreement whether the effect of social media is positive or negative. In this blog I will write…