Internet

Shaun the sheep

Or how online tests decide who I am The Internet makes our lives easier. This fact has turned into an understandable and already primitive point for everyone. The world wide web and its services can do basically everything: find things for you, buy them for you, entertain you, educate, connect with people and also help you. It seems though that entertaining and…

Cyberbullying: Will It Ever Go Away?

With the increase of our time online, the fact that cyberbullying cases have increased should not come as a surprise. But what makes it different than physical bullying? And what can we do to stop it? Cyberbullying vs Traditional Bully Most of us will probably know what cyberbullying is. But besides the main, obvious difference between cyberbullying and traditional bullying – one…

Digital Discussions Episode 2

Episode 2: The Digital Influence of Memes This the second episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. As the host of this episode, Gijs introduces a discussion about the definitions, evolution, and digital influence of memes, using an excerpt of a book that contained a section on memes. In these…

Digitization, seniors and corona

By Marcel Beentjes, student French language and culture Are you that family person who helps your grand parents or your uncle who doesn’t really know how a computer works? If that’s the case, you often see the difficulties they have when using a computer, smart phone or tablet. There’s a difference between the generations in how they are digitized. And that’s logical…

Choice: Physical gym or #fitspo?

A lot of women I know prefer to do a group workout session, for example, spinning classes or yoga classes. It’s mostly because those are actually fun workouts, instead of having to push through the last rep of a ridiculous routine. But some women that I’ve discussed these with actually described gyms with words like “scary”, “masculine”, and occasionally “uncomfortable”. I completely…

Digital Discussions

Pilot Episode This the pilot episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. In this episode, Cosima introduces a discussion about the advantages and disadvantage of the digitilization of humanities. In future episodes, we’re going to rotate the role of host that introduces a topic and a discussion around it with…