Tag: Digital Media

Your favorite YouTuber and ISIS have more in common than you think [NOT CLICKBAIT] [MAYBE A LITTLE]

If you clicked on this post, I can only imagine you’re here to find out how someone like David Dobrik and prolific terrorist organization ISIS could ever have anything in common. At face value, there is absolutely nothing that would tie the two together. One posts daily vlogs, while the other is responsible for thousands upon thousands of deaths and extreme instability…

Digital Archaeology (video)

Video Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RZVMlKHCa3_A-Y2uvjI7Ti4HxILt-Mlz/view?usp=sharing Sources and links: Websites & videos YaleCampus – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0EVnOqvguQ&t=76s&ab_channel=YaleCampus Music by Chill by Sakura – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF2tXC1pXNo&ab_channel=AudioLibrary%E2%80%94Musicforcontentcreators Ancientathens3d – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWPCZ1UjYmI&t=61s&ab_channel=AncientAthens3D JamestownRediscovery – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Of2cjj3nEw&t=9s&ab_channel=JamestownRediscovery Michigan State University – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qrgnw9c28Eg&ab_channel=MichiganStateUniversity Rijksmuseum van oudheden – https://www.rmo.nl/en/collection/search-collection/ Bibliography K.-D.Bouzakisa, D.Pantermalisb, I.Mirisidisa, M.Grigoriadoua, E.Varitisa, A.Sakellaridoua, A.Bouzakia, K.Efstathioua, S.Theodoridouc, A.Papacharisi, E.Diamandi 2016. 3D-laser scanning of the Parthenon west frieze blocks and their digital assembly based on…

toasty digital and why Kanye is the gift that keeps on giving.

The album. “It is the year 2049. Kanye West has been missing for nearly 30 years. Rising global temperatures threaten to end human civilisation as we know it. Meanwhile, the president has just made contact with an alternate universe— a utopian version of earth that prevented its own global warming long ago. Through time and space, the alternate universe has sent a…

Digital Decluttering

Let’s take a trip in the way-back machine. A few years back, I just painted my room, removing the stained white wall and replacing it with a lovely green and copper. Yet, I was still in the process of decluttering the mess teenage me left few-years ago me. Including the dreaded drawers underneath my bed, filled with junk. Somehow, digital media drew…

Is the Evolution of the Digital World Making Us More Dependent?

– Bhumika Gupta A few days ago, my grandmother came to visit me and I showed her the latest gadget in my collection, an Amazon Alexa Echo Dot. This nifty little device can do anything for you, from playing music, to fetching the news headlines, to even telling you jokes. My grandmother, a sixty-something-year-old lady, was amazed by this technology. She could…

extracting the quintessence.

And here we are: the last blogpost of my little journey into the field of language published in this semester. You are finally released! Almost!I would like to use this last post to provide you with a short recap and a reflection what we have explored during the last weeks. I was trying to raise your awareness but also interest in the…

“OK, boomer” Vol. 2: Climate Change Kills

On my way to Leiden I witnessed a conversation that literally made the hairs in my neck stand up, much akin to a pissed off cat. I was sitting in the train on a Tuesday afternoon, minding my own business as you do in a crowded train, when two people sat down in the seats across from me. At first I ignored…