In a world where car insurers are basing your premium on your Facebook posts I think it’s important to reflect on humans and technology once in a while. Luckily we don’t need to wonder too much about what the future may have in store as Charlie Brooker seems to have already laid out our potential paths. Black … More Black Mirror – Ethics and Technology
The game blurs the line between journalism and game in a way I have never experienced before. … More ReBuilding Haiti
On Tuesday Google announced a plethora of new gadgets set to shape the way we interact with technology in our day to day lives. Now more than ever it is plain to see that we are going to get more integrated with technology in the next few years than most (maybe bar sci-fi writers) could … More Living that Google life
Trying to pinpoint my favourite aspect of Donnas class to write about is tough. Not because there was so little I enjoyed but because I found the class stimulating in making me think about Digital Humanities long after the class was over. The most interesting aspects were the concepts of storytelling through digital media and … More Reflecting on Donna and Aaron..
The tool I will be reviewing is the ‘All Our Ideas‘ ( http://www.allourideas.org ) wiki based survey tool. The tool bills itself and the concept of wiki surveys as a new approach to the field Of information collection, it bypasses certain limitations of the classic survey format and introduces interactivity by collecting user … More All Our Ideas Review
Last week Rachael, Joseph and I made a presentation for one of our Digital Humanities modules. The presentation had to be on an open access resources so we chose to focus on hashtags. In this blog post I want to go over what exactly we focused on and expand on some of the points that … More #Hashtags
In our Digital Humanities class with Mike we were instructed to do collaborative writing on Google Docs. The topics were varied but our group decided to focus on the negative effects of Social Media. One of the points that came up from Rachael’s writing came from a Telegraph piece she had read entitled ‘Is the Digital … More ‘Filter Bubbles’- A regression in the Information Age?