Ever turned on the radio, listened to a song and thought “haven’t I heard this before?”. It’s not uncommon – after all, most modern music is a blend of four chords, a buildup to a beat drop and a generic, auto-tuned voice. If you’re wondering why record labels would continue to sign artists that sound the … More Arr me long-tailed hearties!
When our grandparents were deciding their future careers, their job was simple. Choose something you wanted to do and do it – for the rest of your life. They were teachers, electricians, miners, stay at home mothers. Nowadays, it’s not as easy to put a label on our careers. The rise of freelancers, digital nomads … More Out With the Old, In With the New
Fun fact: I cried in my tutorial this week. I was moved to tears by a video about a robot called Kara who is considered faulty because she displays traits that are considered “human”. The questions this raised for me were deep and disturbing – this robotic form of artificial intelligence was seen as more sympathetic than … More Does Code Runs Through My Veins?
By looking back at the history of communication, it is a simple task to pick out key moments in the evolution of information transmission. Papyrus (and later, paper) became a way of easily transmitting written messages rather than oral or verbal face-to-face communication. Newspapers and the printing press were a step forward in informing the … More A Spiderweb of Knowledge
I’m back on the blogging bandwagon for the spring session – bet you thought you’d seen the last of me! Let me tell you all about my newest adventure into adulthood. … More Here We Go Again…!