Online Personas

In this week's lecture, guest lecturer Dr Chris Moore went through what it means to create an online persona or mask, and why it is we do it. Often it is thought that when we use a mask online, it is because we are hiding something or are ashamed of our true selves, or simply want to …

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How did we Survive before iPhones, Honestly?

Can you remember your first phone? What it looked like? It probably looked a little bit like this: (Via Early Samsung, Topmobiletrends, Buzzfeed) Or maybe you had a good ol' faithful Nokia: (via Indianexpress, Pinterest) (via Viralnova) Or maybe you even had one of these technologically advanced bad boys:   (Via Rangit, Ogyl, unwiredview) Or maybe, just …

Transmedia Storytelling: May the Funds be With You

According to Henry Jenkins, transmedia or multiplatform storytelling represents a process whereby elements of a fiction story get dispersed across multiple delivery channels for the purpose of enhancing the entertainment experience, each medium making its own unique contribution to the unfolding of the story. For example, the ABC Television series Lost utilises transmedia storytelling to extend …