‘The Finale’

If you haven’t already, follow the links to my previous blog posts,  ‘The Pitch P.3’ and ‘The Engagement P.3’ to find out what my DA is all about! 🙂 ★   ★   ★   My digital artefact is spread over Instagram and Etsy. Inspired by a love of drawing and everything creative, my Instagram reaches out to … Continue reading ‘The Finale’

‘The Switch’

The internet of things (IoT) is “the concept of basically connecting any device with an off and on switch to the internet”. It not only includes our smartphones, headphones and other devices but also applies to the components of machines. The idea of everything being connected sounds exciting on a surface level however is unsettling … Continue reading ‘The Switch’

‘The Robbery’

After reading through this week’s weekly materials I found myself wanting to know more about botnets. A botnet is “nothing more than a string of connected computers coordinated together to perform a task. That can be maintaining a chatroom, or it can be taking control of your computer”. When I think of my own personal … Continue reading ‘The Robbery’

‘The Face Painter’

The term hacking originated in the 1950s from MIT Tech Model Railroad Club. If you look back to its origin, you will find that hacking in its time was not malicious activity and “hackers weren’t seen as evil”, with the term being related to light-hearted situations such as practical jokes in class. Slowly, over the … Continue reading ‘The Face Painter’

‘The Diplomat’s Club’

Dissemination is the process of spreading information from one individual to many. Dialogue is the process of exchanging information between two or more individuals. It involves reciprocity within human interaction as individuals are encouraged engage in immediate oral dialogue. Due to the social media’s dialogue media mode, platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have amongst … Continue reading ‘The Diplomat’s Club’

‘The Engagement’

If you haven't already, click here to take a look at my previous blog post and find out what my DA is all about! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQooR2aeQB4         ⬅ This was my initial starter pack for my digital artefact.           As I am now re-iterating my DA and narrowing my … Continue reading ‘The Engagement’

‘The Good Samaritan’

Citizen journalism refers to members of the public gathering, analysing and reporting news, normally on the internet. Their news is often user-generated and published digitally, with their content being promoted mainly through social media channels.     This remediation illustrates how traditional journalists are now in a race with time as citizen journalists’ news would … Continue reading ‘The Good Samaritan’