It’s a small world. Globalisation

Our borders only truly exist in a political and legal sense with the terms globalisation and global village becoming common household words that are more and more relevant as the world develops technologically, politically and economically. Developments in communication are particularly responsible for our movement into a global community. Nowadays, there is an estimated 2 … Continue reading It’s a small world. Globalisation

Betoota Advocate wins journalistic integrity award (highest honour)

This weeks lecture series was about citizen journalism so it’s time to have crack at writing about a topic I know nothing about, something a trained journalist should really be doing. Citizen journalism is loosely defined as regular people contributing to newsworthy events, which could be from uploading smart-phone footage or from others engaging in … Continue reading Betoota Advocate wins journalistic integrity award (highest honour)

Evolutionary cycle of the video game aesthetic

Craft and digital making has largely informed the course of the games industry. While functionality is the most important factor in games, the second would be the visual aspect that in combination with functionality creates user experience. Originally games sought to be as realistic as possible with the constraints of computer processing power and the … Continue reading Evolutionary cycle of the video game aesthetic

Hope for Dog’s and owners everywhere

http://www.fastcompany.com/3014221/wearable-tech-its-a-dogs-world The convergence of technology and dog's is certainly an exciting frontier for enthusiasts like myself, We have seen the success of automatic pet feeder and such novelties as attaching a GoPro to a dog, but there are more practical solutions on the horizon. FastCompany recently reported that a Georgia Tech Company FIDO (Facilitating Interactions … Continue reading Hope for Dog’s and owners everywhere