What it means to be 'in the moment' has now expanded to include a small fragment of time wherein a documentation of that moment is captured.
Digital Ethnography Findings
Today, we live in a world dominated by screens. They're in our homes, schools, offices, shopping centres, petrol stations, bars, airports - you name it. Ambient screens have allowed potentially anywhere to become a medium through which content can be displayed. But, where are they? What do we see on them? And, are people actually paying …
When we engage with social media, we are engaging with the documentations of people's real-life experiences - whether that be an article, a tweet, an instagram story, or a facebook post.
Why do we strive to document our lives so intensely?
Our social media pages are a constructed reality, rather than a representation of our real lives.
Among an emerging world of video streaming and on-demand content, it is very difficult to match the convenience that these services offer.
After an exhausting day of being an active digital citizen, I usually 'un-plug', place my device on the other side of the bed, roll over, and go to sleep, with my robot.
Our memories of technology are often embedded in our memories of social experiences.
The shock of unknowingly running out of episodes has become too much for me.