Masses of information are being uploaded to the internet on a daily basis. Previously the term big data was reserved for astronomers and scientists collecting petabytes and exabytes of data for analysis. Which is an obviously an unwieldy yet important task. Now social media sites are being voluntarily flooded with data by users. Due to … More Big Data and the big march toward our dystopian future
The current age of publishing photographs online is an interesting one, the carefree sharing of snapshots of our personal lives and self-portraits seems strangely unquestioned. It is common for me to edit photographs that I publish online, and of course to be selective about what words I publish online. But I don’t often think about … More What does your EXIF data say about you?
Brevity is the soul of wit, but the torpidity of wisdom A side effect of the blisteringly fast 24hour news cycle is the trade-off between the efficiency of turnaround, or of the message, and the amount of detail and content that you can publish. Evidently certain topics deserve a thorough analysis, yet not all platforms … More How homophily, internet affordances and the ubiquity of flawed reporting necessitates responsibility