Video & blog post by Antuua, Angela Ferdinands, Dan Burns & Gibran Mohammad Raihan Approaching this group assignment was challenging and but exciting. Collaborating to plan, script, and film the video necessitated embracing the inherent disparate nature of the student study modes combined (two on campus students, two online students). We began collaborating at first by email, and then through […]Read more "When a stranger video calls"
Much modern day technological anxiety revolves around camera devices surrounding us and opening windows into our private lives that we would perhaps like to keep closed. But have you considered how much of life is monitored (with our implicit permission via terms of service agreements) through a much older technology – the humble microphone? In […]Read more "You’re the voice … and tech understands it (with apologies to John Farnham) … Surveillance in interactive voice interfaces."
With the advent of social media as a normalised (and increasingly necessary) method of online existence, increasingly new parents are documenting their children’s lives online through their own profiles … and sometimes through profiles created for their children. This isn’t a new thing either: this was happening five years ago. Under the eye from womb […]Read more "Growing up and dying under the watch of social media (Surveillance and Social Media)"