Creating an online persona is something that most people in this age have accomplished, however whether what is presented online is true or not is a different story. Amalia Ulman started her Instagram account in 2014 and to anyone viewing it, the page looked like a girl documenting her new life in L.A. but it was actually part… Continue reading Instafamous
Nowadays anyone with access to the internet can can think they're a journalist. The increase of smartphone usage in recent years means that people have access to a constant stream of information and knowledge, allowing them to look something up at a moment's notice. With more and more people engaging in this activity we are seeing… Continue reading And You’re a Journalist, And You’re A Journalist…
Source 1 http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2016/apr/15/gig-etiquette-guide-for-bands-and-venues-story-so-far "Don't assault your fans: the gig etiquette guide for bands and venues" - The Guardian This article from The Guardian has been written for the website's music blog, and is on the topic of gig etiquette for bands and venues that host them. As our digital artefact is a music blog this… Continue reading Annotated Bibliography
Remixes have been around for years, from artists such as Shawn Wasabi to DJ Earworm, these remixes can take any shape. I've attempted to create a remix of my own by using synths and beats from Garageband and audio clips from Ted Mitew during one of our BCM112 lectures.
One of the first examples of transmedia storytelling is that of The Blair Witch Project, as it was advertised in several stages and was one of the first examples of web storytelling. The way that the creators, Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez, staged the run up to the film helped create hype and interest… Continue reading The Blair What?
Glitch art can be seen in many different forms, from buildings to photos to actual art. And if you're one of those people that think game glitches are always annoying, think again. Sometimes great things can come out of these glitches: One glitch in particular is from the original Grand Theft Auto (GTA) game, "Race 'n' Chase".… Continue reading Let’s Get Creative
Media audiences have changed dramatically in recent years, changing from passive to active. I've made a short YouTube video this week that looks at how this has happened and what audiences are now able to do.
With the global rise in technology, and in turn the rise of malicious software, it's no surprise consumers are looking to invest in technology that will not only provide them with a device that allows them to alter the software, but also protects it from malware such as Heartbleed (PC), Shellshock (OS X/Linux) and Stagefright (Android).… Continue reading Apple vs Android
So everybody knows how important copyright is, but do we really know what it's all about? The Prezi presentation that I've made for this week should hopefully shed a bit of light on what copyright is actually about and how it can affect even big companies like Warner Bros. Entertainment. References: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uiq42O6rhW4 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_property http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/ten-famous-intellectual-property-disputes-18521880/?no-ist=&page=1