Our Personal Brand: It’s called ‘fashun’, honey.

Fashion as a means of self-expression can sometimes be deemed frivolous. What is it really that draws us towards a particular outfit or style of dressing? And is what we wear really a depiction of who we are as a person? The same questions can be probed for the way we curate our image online.Continue reading “Our Personal Brand: It’s called ‘fashun’, honey.”

What Do Lego and Android Have In Common?

It’s been a while since I was in primary school, and naturally things have changed quite a bit since then. In what seems like a world apart, computer coding is now being tutored as a foundational skill that the children of the next generation will find vital the future job market. Without a doubt, weContinue reading “What Do Lego and Android Have In Common?”

The Less You Know The Better

A Chinese milk company has been playing Mind Mischief with popular band Tame Impala this week, after unlawfully using their song in one of their advertisements. Kevin Parker, of the band, refused to see a Half Full Glass (of wine), threatening the company with a “#lawsuit”.  In terms of copyright this really exceeds my Expectation.Continue reading “The Less You Know The Better”

Music as a Torture Mechanism

It’s the most despicable form of remix culture possible: Barney the Dinosaur played on loop     Text: Hate what you hear? You’re not alone. If you’ve heard the first ten seconds of this song and immediately felt as though your ears and mind have been violated, then I’ve successfully achieved what I wanted. AndContinue reading “Music as a Torture Mechanism”

Cyclone Debbie & Citizen Journalism

Just last week our news and social media feeds were flooded with information about Cyclone Debbie. Twitter was an imperative platform for media dispersion – due to its instantaneous nature and ease of accessibility. The hashtag: #cyclonedebbie was used to spread live updates and keep the public informed of the events as they unfolded. However,Continue reading “Cyclone Debbie & Citizen Journalism”