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May 14, 2012 by

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After viewing Jane Mcgonigal’s talk about gaming, I was fascinated by the way gaming was used as an analogy to saving the world. Though it made me think, really? How can we apply the problem solving skills that gamers use to a world scale when we are dealing with issues like poverty? Ideally it would […]

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April 29, 2012 by

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This week i chose to focus my blog on Michel Bauwen’s Umair Haque’s New Capitalist Manifesto. Essentially he encapsulates the the new era of capitalism as one that has been beneficial in creating value. I have mainly decided to focus on one of his statement’s i have extracted and put it in context with the changing […]

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April 16, 2012 by

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After looking at Richard Gingra’s perspective on how to improve future journalism I was automatically drawn to how there is a change in the way journalism is viewed/framed. Traditionally, sources of the media were considered prominent figures, whistleblowers or other personalities that had greater insight into a story/issue of relevance. However today we have moved […]

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April 1, 2012 by

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When data meets the eye The following data highlights the number of civilian deaths in Afghanistan during the period of 2004-2004. Ideally the idea of this exercise is to make the invisible visible through images and visuals rather than statistics and data. The effective portrayal of this form of visualisation can be identified through the […]

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March 19, 2012 by

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In response to Alva Noe’s article, “Does thinking Happen in the Brain”, I believe that there is a tendency to forget the symbolic nature of one’s conscience. The mind is an intricate facet of the human anatomy, one that captures all senses and allows for its use. However this article argues that it is the […]

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March 12, 2012 by

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In an era where the environment of wars, political and religious controversies and actions are heightened by the availability of technology, a new media ecology is born. Milissa Deitz highlights how a media ecosystem engenders a ‘phenomenon in which journalism is a joint project between journalists, non-journalists, accidental journalists, bloggers, politicians, celebrities, and the general […]

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June 14, 2011 by

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‘But what’s happening today – the mass ability to communicate with each other, without having to go through a traditional intermediary – is truly transformative’ Introduction to the Digital World In an era emerging with the computerized ability to communicate through networked technologies, referred to as new media, modes of publishing has been revolutionized beyond […]