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How Google is Useful

Recently I blogged about Orientating around Android Devices. While I did mention the use of applications and services in that post, I didn’t call out any in particular. 97 more words

Information Management

YECREA Young Scholars’ Fund for Lisbon

Young scholars, members of YECREA and ECREA can now apply for conference fee funding to attend the 5th European Communication Conference in Lisbon, 12-15 November 2014. 213 more words

Digital Culture

Online communities and 'Human Feelings'

Recently, I read this really interesting article on abandoned online communities:

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/07/what-happens-when-digital-cities-are-abandoned/373941/

Apart from really appreciating an article on a major website with a positive view of online communities and roleplaying (still relatively rare even in this day and age) the comments on community here was something that really got to me. 438 more words

Digital Culture

In A Room Alone

One might think that in the world where everyone feels overexposed and overstimulated, people are craving peace and quiet. Spending time alone with one’s own thoughts seems like a treat in a whirlpool where everyone and every gadget put a claim on one’s time, privacy and solace. 539 more words

Interesting

A look back

As my New Media Literacy course wraps up for the summer, I would like to take the time to reflect upon three major topics that I found very interesting, but that should be made aware to everyone to better our future. 416 more words

Media

Vine versus Instagram - the ongoing debate

My dissertation tutor (I guess, former tutor, since I’m now graduated?) recently linked me to the results of a study comparing Vine and Instagram video, since Instagram videos featured heavily in my dissertation work. 288 more words

Social Media

Facebook, Its Unsurprising Lack of Ethics, and Its Monopoly on Social Media

In mid-June, this article was published detailing the data of a psychological study conducted by Facebook. The kicker is that the participants in Facebook’s study had no idea they were participating. 728 more words

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