Author page: Janessa

I Have Scraped Our Blogs

Or at least attempted to do so My plan is to scrape all our blogs and run it through Python to see what our most frequent words are. They will most likely have something to do with privacy, safety or media. I am curious to find out what topics are most of interest to us. Since I did not know how to…

Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley: Kind of a Review – Playing this for the first time Hello and welcome. This has been my latest endeavour to get myself acquainted with the Hip and Happening. Was it a successful attempt? Not quite, but I’ve picked up a few things here and there(excuse the pun). I am so sorry for the shoddy audio and lack of background…

The Cringe is Real- TikTok Time

I had to do it to them. I am so sorry everyone, I tried to create the content nobody asked for and nobody wanted. What an experience. I feel like a boomer, the technology was just all too much. How do other people put in several clips and transitions?? I had to Google how to use an app, and thas my official…

43,440.00 Seconds Less

Or a difference of little over two hours. Hello and a warm welcome from me, the President of the Procrastination Club, honorary member of the Intrinsic Motivation-Lackers Association. All jokes aside, I would like to start of by saying that neither the digital nor the analogue is inherently better or worse than the other. Last week I dared myself to limit my…

Just a Sec

Time flies by, doesn’t it? One moment it is only nine ‘o clock in the morning, so you decide to watch all the new episodes that came out on Netflix and next thing you know it is a quarter past one, and you have wasted half of your day. Oh, and you’ve got to write a blog before you leave for work.…

Echo- The Filter Bubble

The term is coined by Eli Pariser, who explains what it is in-depth in his TED Talk. The phenomenon was discussed in a previous DMSC class, and I wanted to expand on this. In short, it is the effect that combined algorithms have on the content you get to see. The disclosed content becomes personalised, creating your own bubble influenced by your…

Digital Milestones

Here is the somewhat interactive timeline I created using http://timeline.knightlab.com/ showing all of my digital milestones. It was fun to look back and to see how my relationship with all things digital has developed over the years.