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Memes and why I think they work

Memes are a typical feature of the internet. They show that humor becomes very ironical when it’s formed by billions of people at the same time. The most important thing when it comes to memes in my opinion, is that they are most of the time very relatable. The fact that most memes today are about something people recognize makes them very…

Hey Siri

I often find myself shouting “Hey Siri!” without even noticing. I ask them to set an alarm for the time my eggs to be boiled, I ask them whether it would rain on that day, I ask them the definition of a word, and I sometimes even ask the date and time. Talking with Siri became even more of a thing for…

Oh, the drama

Drama exists in real life, so it was only a matter of time before it also rubbed off onto digital media. You’ve probably all heard about YouTube drama at some point during your time spent on the internet. Personally, I do not care at all about specific details about it, I am only interested in how the phenomenon originated and the repercussions…

Down The Rabbit Hole

For this week’s post I made a video about simulated realities, Schrödinger’s Cat and multiverse theories. I have always had a fascination with the enormousness of the universe and all the different branches that may or may not diverge from it. When we started talking about video game simulations in class, I could not help but think about how these relate to…

Fear of the Machines: Hollywood’s portrayal of A.Is

Last Friday I went to the cinema in the first time in forever, for a viewing of the most recent Terminator movie. As you probably know, the Terminator movie series tells the story of how the protagonist is being hunted by robots from a future in which an A.I gained consciousness and attempts to kill all humans. This 6th movie was not…