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Is the "global village" becoming reality with Periscope ?

Launched in March 2015, Periscope got an important media coverage last year while enjoying an increasing number of users.

With this application, owned by Twitter, anybody with a smartphone can film and broadcast what he sees. 617 more words

New Media

TISG: Wee first ‘Elected President’/ "S'poreans only" policy backfires?

Wee Kim Wee, not Ong Teng Cheong, was the first ‘Elected President’ of Singapore

Dr Wee Kim Wee and not Mr Ong Teng Cheong is the first Elected President of Singapore, a law don has clarified.  348 more words

Humour

Gotta Catch 'Em All: What Augmented Reality Can Tell Us About Attention and Resistance

By Patrick M. Johnson

The other weekend, I will admit, I became one of the latest additions to the growing zombie-like population playing the augmented reality game, Pokémon Go.  1,908 more words

Augmented Reality Business Cards

Whilst this project has been focused on using play to initiate dialogue that examines modern societies relationship to the natural and technological world I am not rendering one better than the other. 40 more words

In China, mobile reign supreme that attracts most of online consumers

The leading internet giants, with the backing of the Chinese government, have driven the implementation of a mobile and internet first mindset. Whether it’s subsidized services like taxi rides from Didi, discounts in stores with Wechat Pay or cheap devices from Xiaomi; together they have provided ease of access to the (internet connected) masses, resulting in a huge user base with “internet plus” social norms. 532 more words

Long-Nose-Hiccups-Pants-on-Fire: Kdrama Pinocchio's media redemption fairytale.

What is a journalist?

Pinocchio, a Korean TV drama from 2014-15, seeks to answer this question. It follows the story of a boy whose family has been irrevocably wronged by reporters, and a girl who has an unusual syndrome called “Pinocchio” syndrome. 4,652 more words

Can't TISG get anything right?

Wrong building, TISG.

Reporting a press release from the S’pore Heritage Society about the importance of preserving the Ellison Building*, TISG, a commercial site not a socio-political site, used a photo of the David Elias Building… 264 more words