BCM 241 Project Report

The Why Social media, for better or for worse, plays a significant role in our daily lives. Recent studies have shown that the average adult spends just shy of two hours a day on social media, and those numbers are only increasing. As well as this, the continuous development of smartphones over the past decade... Continue Reading →

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The Internet Of Thangs

The notion of the 'Internet of things' is the idea that technology used in every aspect of our lives is becoming more and more interconnected, exchanging and swapping data, creating a world where everything with an Internet connection can connect to anything else. Our society, one that grows increasingly reliant on technology, can benefit hugely... Continue Reading →

S.O.S – Seeing The Full Picture

Social media serves many purposes - connecting with friends, sharing opinions, consuming content, and even getting up to date on current events. But there's another role that social media plays in the modern age that sometimes go unnoticed: it's ability to create change through public awareness. The most notable example of social media being used... Continue Reading →

The Walled Garden

The notion of the 'walled garden' is not to dissimilar to a very old concept of society - the feudal system. It might sound strange to compare the modern world of technology to the centuries-old system of ruling of the peasants and working class by the rich rulers, but bear with me for a second.... Continue Reading →

The Long Tail

The Internet, with it's ever-increasing size and scale, has given us the means to offer more and more of, well, everything - content, products, information, and so on. Which leads me to the Long Tail theory. Essentially, the Long Tail is the idea that in the modern media attention economy, it's more viable to offer... Continue Reading →

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