Author page: Sarah

Riddle Me This:

Learning through games is a concept that has been around for quite some time now. ‘Tricking’ children into learning seems to be what this concept is about. I remember getting my own first GameBoy and being inseparable with the device for the first few months since it came out of the box. I genuinely think that my first second language acquisition came…

Picture Perfect?

Nothing is what it seems. Not only magicians and politicians are experts at hiding the truth, arguably everyone participating on social media is some kind of illusionist. Creating the illusion of a perfect life, a perfect family, a perfect career. Showing the trophy without the training, showing the victory without the struggle. Throughout my blogs I have been considerably positive regarding social…

YouTube; A Career Platform?

During the process of writing blogs I realized that there is so much that we take for granted nowadays. Several pieces of digital structure have been normalized, people don’t think about them anymore. Additional to the fact that we don’t think about them anymore, we can also no longer imagine our lives without them. This is what I thought when I was…

When Life Gives You Limes…

Allow me to take you back to the year 2000. The internet was just breaching into popularity and I was 2 years old at that time. The millenium bug was just avoided and computers started to make their way into more and more households. Additionally in 2000, one of the original open-source programs for music was written and released. I am talking…

Online Music Database

Every day I listen to music. No exception. Every. Single. Day. Ever since when I was little I loved listening to music. I have had discmans, the earliest MP3-players, the IPod… The evolution of these devices was seen up close by the backpockets of my pants. Nowadays, I mostly listen to music on my phone, and when I was thinking of what I…

You Better Work!

“If you don’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?” RuPaul  This quote is the iconic ending of each and every episode of my all-time favorite reality tv-show RuPaul’s Drag Race.  RuPaul’s Drag Race, or RPDR for short, is a drag competition for the fiercest queens in the business. Big drag names as Detox, Alaska, Katya Zamolodchikova, Trixie…

Digital Music

With hit songs such as ‘Up on Melancholy Hill‘, ‘‘Feel Good Inc.’, and ‘‘Clint Eastwood’, this British band has topped the charts of the alternative rock scene many times in the last decade. The Gorillaz. Their unique sound and the fact that I like a lot of their songs, is however not the only reason why I decided to blog about this…

Date: Me please

Left, Right, Right, Right, Left… Not only scrolling, but also swiping has been added to the extensive thumb and hand exercises the average adolescent does on the daily. In the contemporary digital society we live in, even love seems to have entered the digital realm.  Even though a well-known dating application like Tinder seemed to introduce love into the digital realm, the…