BETA VIDEO https://youtu.be/wv_iX-OPfTk What is so interesting about Reddit? Forum sites diverge themselves from the now consistent theme of social media sites that centre a post's worth on the visual content or the following behind the user. As discussed in my BETA, Reddit guides the interaction to occur in the form of discussion, and not... Continue Reading →
should you pre-generate tweets? probably.
Live tweeting for each screening has resulted in a pretty consistent experience with engagement, with comedic angles often taking the interaction cake. After compiling the tweets throughout the semester, it most definitely brought my lack of analytical and academic lenses to attention. Nevertheless, here is my tweeting summary from weeks 1 to 5 thus far... Continue Reading →
pitch comments & reflection – was it constructive?
Pitch One: Future Career Planning (Frank Tremain) Source This digital artefact is a three part blog post series detailing Franks career plan in different fields of his life. I structured my comments throughout in a very formatted way - what I liked, a source, and what I think needed more work. As you can see... Continue Reading →
you could probably love a robot – but should you?
RESEARCH QUESTION Collectively, we all place quite a lot of responsibilities onto machines who have now become integral parts of our daily lives. Phones, Appliances, Siri, Cars, Computers - but what if we could introduce a new technology that could also potentially improve our relationships? Modern robotics has brought forward the idea of a robot... Continue Reading →
the future of the alternative: end of the 2020 TikTok goth?
PITCH VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8Uy9VJ3VqI WHY THIS PROJECT? Throughout time there has always been those who don't fit in and aim to stand out, especially in youth. The internet has really streamlined how we can all connect with our particular interests and inherent subcultures over the years. However, do we still represent a form of resistance to... Continue Reading →
contextual essay: SVS & Projectfolio
idea My digital artefact as it currently stands is a three part series, ScapeVScape, analysing the appeal of Old School RuneScape over RuneScape 3 using reddit opinions. This series lives on my portfolio website which I also created for myself and this particular project. This concept is not where my DA originally started, but this... Continue Reading →
Digital Artefact Links: ScapeVScape Series Aesthetics Post Affect Post Nostalgia Post
ScapeVScape: context matters
My digital artefact, ScapeVScape, aims to understand the player attraction to Old School RuneScape over RuneScape 3 using my analytical framework and real player opinions. The Framework (Aesthetics, Affect & Nostalgia) My Aesthetic analysis was inspired by the A in the MDA Framework (Mechanics, Dynamics, and Aesthetics) proposed by Hunicke, Leblanc and Zubek in 2004.... Continue Reading →
the internet of things
Based on the amount of technological devices in the apartment - I would definitely lose to a battle if they were to band together with sentience. It really got me thinking how I depend on my devices communicating with each other in their little networks, which resembles the concept of the Internet of Things. a... Continue Reading →
Old School RuneScape Presentation
A one man band BCM215 presentation about the game media text Old School RuneScape and the framework of Aesthetics, Modality & Nostalgia. Slides here!