Kelsea's Ok Kitchen: For my exploration into Digital Asia and an autoethnographical research process, I decided to focus on cooking (nothing too unique there, sorry guys) BUT I like to think that my end product has become a bit more unique and has demonstrated more just being another BCM320 cooking video series. I was … Continue reading Part 3: My BCM320 Digital Artefact!
If you saw my last blog post on my initial autoethnographical experience with my new digital artefact, you would have seen that I'm interested in the art of Asian cooking shows on YouTube. Since that post I've made a video to test the ease and aesthetics of trying to make a video myself! It was … Continue reading Part 2: Expanding on my AE experience & My DA!
Growing up, I had a tumultuous relationship with food - from not being able to leave the table until I've eaten all the food on my plate as a toddler, feeling the social pressure to not eat as much as a teenager, and to where I am now as a vegetarian/pescatarian young-adult. My parents were … Continue reading Part 1: An AE experience!
(And man, did it ever!!) Akira 1988 Where to start! What a film. Firstly, reflecting back on our live-tweeting, I can see that I was firstly impacted by the sheer beauty and detail of the anime! I LOVE THE COLOURS AH!! I wish this is what cities looked like! Luv you neo-tokyo #BCM320 #Akira — … Continue reading “Neo-Tokyo is about to E X P L O D E”
コニチワ! I've always had an interest in cultures that weren't my own. Throughout the course of my degree and the older I get, the more opportunities I have to unpack and utilise this interest. My BA/BINTS double degree includes a Sociology major, Culture studies minor, Global Media and Communication major AND I'm attempting my Spanish … Continue reading Gojira & I
If anything can peak your interest in online privacy it should be The Betoota Advocate... a recent article dips into the growing need for personalised media. By considering platforms, such as Spotify and Facebook, personalising experiences based on our digital data doesn't seem that menacing right? Daily life is made is made easier and activities become seamless... So where … Continue reading Privacy vs. Personalisation
Just this year alone has proved a crappy year for cybersecurity on an international stage. 2017 has had some major meltdowns, including but not limited to; - Shadow Brokers - WannaCry - Petya/NotPetya/Nyetya/Goldeneye - Wikileaks CIA Vault 7 These events highlight and emphasise the anarchy that can result from organised hacking, cyber attacks and the exposure … Continue reading Cybersecurity & you
"We open governments" Wikileaks is a platform & also a movement that obtains and publishes 'sensitive' material and is designed to protect whistle-blowers, journalists and activists. Wikileaks was built to encourage and cause transparency of Governments (Democracies included) and this has proved incredibly important to modern society. The hacker subculture encourages anarchy, and what creates … Continue reading WE WANT TRANSPARENCY
Don't get me wrong, I love a good Social Network Revolution (Please check out #ArabSpring and it's aftermath if you haven't already...!) But I have to admit to finding the inundation of FACEBOOK PROFILE PICTURE FRAMES and the political messages they hold are sending me slightly BONKERS. Please by all means make your profession "Works at Full-time … Continue reading Activists on FB – Unpopular opinion alert**