You may remember a while ago I had a little pitch about telstra… well, for my digital story telling project, I’ve continued on with this attitude to explore Australian phone reception in city and rural areas. There are 7 stages of digital story telling: 1. Point of View What is the main point of the story … More 4G or not 4G… that is the question..
Laptop – ✔ Phone – ✔ Tv – ✔ As I study I have all these devices surrounding me all ready to use and procrastinate on. I’ll write a few sentences, then check my snapchat and reply to some messages. My television will be on the in the background usually playing “Friends” or “How I … More Can I have your attention please?
The increase of access to advanced technologies such as smart phones and laptops has changed the way society participates and behaves in public spaces. It is not uncommon to see a group of friends sitting together in the same physical and public space but they are on their phones – engaged in their own private … More Media in public & private spaces
This weeks “homework” for BCM241 was to go to movies. At first this sounded amazing, but after trying to organise a time to go to movies with friends in week 5 of the semester was a huge challenge. I have never been confident enough to go to the movies alone, was unable to organise a … More The Bachelor “Cinema”
I’m from a rural property near the town of Mudgee and I am no stranger to bad mobile reception. My family got the internet when I was 13 – our internet was truly awful. It did not even allow us to load a simple YouTube video and took several minutes to show an image on … More Just havin’ a pitch about Telstra
It is so easy to assume that younger people are better with the internet than older generations. However this is not the case with my Uncle Brad. You have a computer problem? He will fix it – he’s a modern day superhero. In 1997 he started his own website development company when the world wide … More My Uncle is better at the internet than me
My Uncle Brad (born in 1959) grew up in Nowra alongside his mother, father and two younger sisters (my mother and aunty). Although he now works with computers for a living, as a child he wanted to be a fireman or an astronaut and doesn’t remember too much about the television in his childhood home. … More Fuzzy memories of fuzzy televisions