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How is the diminution of traditional, often hierarchal, “authoritative” intermediaries changing the role of publishing in social life?

“But what’s happening today – the mass ability to communicate with each other, without having to go through a traditional intermediary – is truly transformative” Alan Rushbridger, Editor of The Guardian Newspaper How is the diminution of traditional, often hierarchal, … Continue reading

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A picture says a thousand words

Everyone knows the saying that a picture says a thousand words. But, i think that a picture is much more effective than one thousand, two thousand, one hundred thousand words. A single, perfectly timed image can change the world. The … Continue reading

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Visualisation and Information Graphics

This stuff is cool. At the core of visualisation is the need to condense a lot of information and make is accessible to people who would otherwise lose interest. I certainly know that given the option of analysing charts or … Continue reading

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Piracy

OK.. so I’m going to try and get across my opinion on piracy with a set of images i have found on the internet. You should be able to work out my views on online ‘piracy’ after these.   I … Continue reading

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I definately have a short attention span

Social media has completely drained me of any attention span I once had. This semester I had the brilliant idea of purchasing a new laptop for uni – not a good move on my part. Now I spend valuable time … Continue reading

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Archive Fever!

Archives are everywhere! I didn’t realise how essential they are in my daily life until today. According to Derrida, an Archive is “made from selected and consciously chosen documentation from the past and also from the mad fragmentations that no-one … Continue reading

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Assemblage

OK, one quick read of the course outline section relating to Assemblage and I can already tell the readings are going to be a whole lot of abstract mumbo jumbo that I will not understand and will seemingly have no … Continue reading

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