A Critical Reflection

First comment Overview of pitch: A blog series exploring artificial intelligence in video games, for example discussing AI as the future of gaming. Comment: https://tgoldsmithblog.wordpress.com/2019/08/16/human-what-do-we-want-computer-natural-language-processing-human-when-do-we-want-it-computer-when-do-we-want-what/ Reflection: I wanted to provide some further information on AI technologies, AI is a complex topic and the more information that's available to that person to incorporate into their project the … Continue reading A Critical Reflection

Turning Hybridization Inside Out

“I acknowledge that global culture has had a homogenizing effect on local values but recognizes the role of local reception in shaping the communication process, where global culture is understood as a peculiar form of capital only able to rule through local capitals.” (Hall, 1991).   Inside out is one of the many Disney animations … Continue reading Turning Hybridization Inside Out

Scaping a Re-birth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHuIxGRhfao “Digital culture of today is becoming increasingly a field of retrospective” (Suominen, 2007) Game culture is constantly evolving, so how is it that bringing back an outdated version of a game, save its dwindling number of players. Throughout this digital artefact I’d like to explore how nostalgia can revive a games popularity or ruin … Continue reading Scaping a Re-birth

ErrorMedia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WSKY_i8LUk ‘ErrorMedia’ will be Australian content produced as a collaboration between Instagram and Youtube, attempting to reframe the current perspective and limitations of the car community. I’ll be focusing on addressing the negative perspective of females. By including my own image in posts showing skill and class, it should automatically change viewers perspectives, without directly attacking … Continue reading ErrorMedia

The Talent Of ‘Got Talent’

“The strongest TV formats are created with the potential to travel across seasons, territories, and platforms. Each format becomes a brand in its own right. It can evolve and adapt to the nuances of the local market, but it has the same identifiable structure and values at its core.” (Glynne, 2018).   The 'Got Talent' … Continue reading The Talent Of ‘Got Talent’

Trauma journalists becoming their own kind of victim

https://youtu.be/h-q0MIPfV_Q   Frontline journalists are silently suffering as educational institutions and employers avoid their ethical responsibilities in not only teaching how to write trauma stories, but also how to recover from them. Audiences are accustomed to reading and seeing images about trauma, showing circumstances of unrelatable turmoil. However, there is a journalist behind that camera … Continue reading Trauma journalists becoming their own kind of victim

University VS Work – a research project

As a current university student that constantly faces the challenges of balancing the schedules and workloads of work and university, I've noticed that this balance can be hard to achieve and the implications of each tend to affect the other. Its for this reason I've decided to conduct a research project: 'To explore BCM(communications and media) students … Continue reading University VS Work – a research project

Internet of Things

Information networks, mobile connectivity and big data have come together to result in an 'internet of things'. Imagining a world where everything is connected to the internet is normally portrayed as dystopian, and killer robots are imminent. But what are the real possibilities for IoT? https://soundcloud.com/university-of-cambridge/the-internet-of-things-and-the  Smart home The desire to wake up to the … Continue reading Internet of Things

The Invisible Battlefield

War with weapons and military has become a thing of the past, the greatest threat has evolved into Cyberwarfare, an 'invisible battlefield'. Why build a missile when you can hire a hacker. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L78r7YD-kNw For example, the recent terror attacks in paris were offline but were appropriated into online attacks by putting malware in 'support' images … Continue reading The Invisible Battlefield