Source 1: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bucket_List This source is a film called ‘The Bucket List’, about two older males Carter and Edward, who meet for the first time in hospital after both being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. As Carter begins writing a bucket list of things to do before he dies (originally intended as nothing more than… Continue reading Digital Artefact: Annotated Bibliography
Closely linked to my blog post on prosumers, remix culture is intricately linked with our newfound ability to create. The days of needing a qualification or an expensive contract with a big record label are long gone, as basically anyone can produce music, remixes and compilation videos. With an abundance of material right at our… Continue reading Remixing It Up!
“Gossip Girl here, your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite… And who am I? That’s one secret I’ll never tell.” When the concept of the public sphere came up in our lecture, all I could think about was Gossip Girl and I was determined to incorporate the topic into this… Continue reading XOXO Gossip Girl
As this blog title suggests, technology places an extremely important role in my daily life. Coming from someone who participates in pretty much every form of media imaginable, I would say I’m pretty exposed to media convergence. Even now as I’m writing this blog post, I have my laptop open typing away like crazy, I’m… Continue reading Technology Is My Life…
This week’s topic was “Transmedia Narratives”, not to be confused with multimedia, which is the telling of ONE story across multiple platforms, transmedia is the telling of MULTIPLE stories across MULTIPLE platforms. As stated by Henry Jenkins, “Transmedia storytelling represents a process where integral elements of a fiction get dispersed systematically across multiple delivery channels… Continue reading The Transmedia World of Cinderella
I’m super ashamed of myself. I really am totally ashamed, embarrassed and humiliated. I have never watched Suits. Please don’t swamp me with questions about why, because I seriously don’t know. If you haven’t watched Suits, you should watch Suits! Especially if you’re a female with an interest in males, because we can all bask… Continue reading OMG, Suits!
Katie Bunnell’s reading “Craft and Digital Technology” was the key source, contributing to my understanding of this weeks topic. Within the paper, Bunnell discusses how 20th-century mass production has resulted in the elimination of product individuality. Consumers have started to feel disconnected from their products and the brand itself, due to this uniformity. Obviously, companies… Continue reading Personalise Your Product!