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Language Games

The inspiration for writing this blog post came to me while trying to have a conversation with my mother. Keyword: trying. It has become increasingly difficult for me to have conversations with members of previous generations. This is especially a problem seeing as my job mainly involves having to talk to elderly people. Luckily for me, a lot of older people just…

Digital Media As An Accelerator Of Perfectionism

Can you remember when you first heard of the concept, ‘mental health’? (I can’t.) I don’t remember being informed about mental health, its examples and potential causes neither in primary nor in middle school. I don’t think that I could have defined psychology or mental health until taking a psychology class in 10th grade. However, I remember people joking around about psychological…

Orange

With this sudden appearance of cold and wet autumn weather, a natural occurrence comes back into our lives. I call this the ‘I’d-really-rather-not-go-outside-into-the-cold-and-the-rain’ phenomenon. A perfectly reasonable if not incredibly logical response to external stimuli. And while we’re all safely tucked inside our comfortable homes underneath soft blankets with a warm beverage in our hands, there’s only one question left: what exactly…

Digital Media – Can you trust your senses?

Technological Advancements These times of exponential technological advancements, in both soft- and hardware, allow us to create AI’s (Artificial Intelligence) that have not been thought possible just a couple of years ago. For example: Just look at this recent video posted by Boston Dynamics and their new AI + Robotics: In this specific example, the little parkour exercise the robot is executing…

Babies on Facebook and cats on Instagram?

It’s a funny phenomenon that you see more and more often. Human beings that have been alive for only 2 months that aren’t even able to read or write yet with full blown social media accounts with pictures and posts included. The same goes for cats or other pets that have their own social media profiles with pictures profile and descriptions etc.…