Categories · Convergent Media Practices

Transmedia & Fandom’s

Transmedia, what on earth is this omnipresent quizzical sounding media category? Well it’s actually much simpler than it sounds. Transmedia is when one collective story or information about a fictional universe is spread out over different forms of multimedia. Usually there is an “entry point” where people who are new¬†to that story or universe learn… Continue reading Transmedia & Fandom’s

Categories · Convergent Media Practices

Write it, cut it, paste it, save it. REMIX IT!

After carefully choosing which samples go best with others over the course of the week I’ve finally created this completely original (and yet unoriginal, but we’ll get to that) remix/song made in Traktor Pro 2 and recorded live on a Kontrol F1 and S2. So why is it unoriginal? Well all of the samples were… Continue reading Write it, cut it, paste it, save it. REMIX IT!

Convergent Media Practices

Closed garden? Gandalf does not understand…

This meme was intended to highlight some of the almost ridiculous forms of thinking in today’s modern technology market in terms of the creation of an open platform. Consider this, Apple’s IPhone has always (and probably always will) run IOS, a proprietary software/firmware that basically enables the iPhone to do everything it needs to. Now… Continue reading Closed garden? Gandalf does not understand…