In previous blog posts, I have spoken about the rapid development of technology and the notion that children are now adept with technology and social media, and have somewhat turned into the teachers rather than the students in this regard. From this development, comes obvious arguments for and against. Having noticed the growing need for […]Read more "Technology and Education- Child’s Play?"
For as long as I can remember, there have always been pressing issues that are highly publicized across the world. History shows us the effect that activism can have on people and how rapidly a message can be spread. Be it the persecution of the African-American being highlighted in protests such as sit ins, or […]Read more "Cyberculture and Activism"
Social media marketing is the way forward in the 21st century. The most popular social media hubs come in the form of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Check out this video from Sbr technologies to see the effect social marketing has on businesses. According to PewResearch Internet Project, as of January 2014, 91% of American adults owned […]Read more "The future of social media marketing is mobile"
There has always been a stigma around girl’s doing certain things that aren’t ‘girlie’ things to do. Simple jobs such as a stone mason, mechanic, truck driver etc. are deemed to be jobs ‘only for men’. Yet, who said that girl’s can’t have these occupations of they so wish? It is the pressure of social […]Read more "Gaming- A man’s world?"
One of the major scandals to emerge in 2015 was the celebrity phone hacking scandal. Several celebrities’ intimate moments were exposed to the public domain. Such victims were actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Kaley Cuoco. A debate ensued about the safety of the cloud and the responsibility of apple and the ‘inappropriate’ behaviour of the affected […]Read more "The phone hacking scandal- was it a sex crime?"
It is impossible to argue that the web is not in control in today’s world. Regardless of age or technical capabilities, there is a general acceptance that everything is shifting to on-line and almost everything ends up on the web. This has been at the forefront of many debates on the positives and negatives of […]Read more "Forget control- The web is now in charge"
It is only recently in my studies of cybercultures that I have come across this term open source software. Not only did I realise how instrumental it is to on-lone society but also learned that I had been using it in the form of my blogs! For those like me, who having been ‘living under […]Read more "Open Source Software- an opportunity for change"