World War H

"Each successfully exploited target is theoretically useful as a means to infiltrating another possible target." - source In the beginning, we fought our wars with spears and swords, and then, with guns and grenades, and now with keyboards and codes. It is widely believed that our next world war will be that of a Cyberwar … Continue reading World War H

Hacktivism and Me

"The defining human struggle not as left versus right, or faith versus reason, but as individual versus institution" -Raffi Khatchadourian Hacktivism is everywhere: on our TV screens, in our papers, and pretty much all over the internet. So, this week being all about Digital Resistance, I have created a glitchy gif of a certain infamous … Continue reading Hacktivism and Me

Rotten Apple

I'm not mad, Apple, I'm just disappointed. For this week's post, I decided to create a meme which highlights Apple's lack of progress in phone innovation (since the original iPhone); in order to question why people keep paying such large sums for polished balls of dirt. I will admit, I am an avid iPhone user … Continue reading Rotten Apple

The system formerly known as the internet

"This is not the internet anymore" - Teodor Mitew This week, I have created 2 versions of a meme which represents the paradigmatic shift from the internet as a distributed network to an internet governed by a rise in social media due to Walled Gardens, resulting in a digital Feudal system. Here's how the internet resembles … Continue reading The system formerly known as the internet

Jurassic Media Memes are a beautiful thing. As I found myself struggling to grasp the concept of The Longtail Effect, I thought what better way to learn than through memes? So, this week I have created a short video which encapsulates the shift in paradigms from hit-driven legacy media to niche-driven (digital) media. I aimed to … Continue reading Jurassic Media 

The Game of Secrets

In the Game of Secrets, you win or you die. Before the invention of the telegraph, messages had to be physically transported to their receiver. (Shocking I know). This caused a dramatic shift in world perception as it became unified through the extraction and transportation of information from matter. However, a fundamental concern with the … Continue reading The Game of Secrets

Another semester, another introduction

After a short hiatus otherwise known as only posting the bare minimum, I'm back and bloggier than ever!! My name is Jasmyn, I'm 19 years old, and I'm an aspiring digital innovator. I am in my first year of my Bachelor of Media and Communications (Digital Media and Communications) / Bachelor of Arts (Writing and … Continue reading Another semester, another introduction