Introduction Reddit has been of ongoing interest to me for the past several years, while I may not use it regularly, it has remained a hobby to maintain my presence and profile on reddit, and to check on it, for the past 4-5 years. My interest in Reddit had humble beginnings, a friend showed me… Continue reading A reflection: The Reddit Research Project.
Reddit: User/non-user Sentiment Reddit, “The front page of the Internet” A forum site unlike any other, with the ‘shitpost’ quality of 4Chan but the educational value of a sub-par school. Reddit is many people’s first place for information about niche topics, a place to go to discuss what they’re into, be it DIY projects or… Continue reading Reddit, the space and thoughts surrounding the age of the digital forum.
describe an instance of media regulation in action and explain to your readers what you think this regulatory effort has to do with ideas of space and place. To answer the click-bait-y question hard and fast, yes, you are absolutely being regulated, in almost every way. Laws regulate how you behave and act just as… Continue reading Are you being regulated?
Attention, in this day and age it’s the one currency nobody can buy. Companies want it, consumers are sparing with it, and my lord is it hard to grab. But how hard really? Of course yelling at someone gets their attention, but effective marketing and advertising has moved far beyond that. Perhaps this is because… Continue reading Do I have your attention?
Cinemas in the past decade have had to make many changes to keep up with the changing social climate. The rise of illegally downloading movies has set considerable strain on the cinema industry, even the advancements in TV panels (OLED screens, flatscreens, curved 50″+) has started to challenge the novelty of the ‘Extreme Screen’ at the… Continue reading The Cinema
The internet as a whole I believe has had a strong impact on the household since its genesis. It’s effects have been numerous and widespread, from general information sharing, like email, to the beautiful cesspool of content that is YouTube, and I mean that in the best way possible. Now how is that internet delivered?… Continue reading Internet and the stone age