DIGC202

The Internet of Things (IoTs)

Back in 1999, when the term was first coined by MIT researcher Kevin Ashton, the technology didn’t exist to make the Internet of Things a reality outside very controlled environment, such as factory warehouse. Teodor defines the Internet of things as the connection of usually trivial material objects to the internet- ranging from toothbrushes, to… Continue reading The Internet of Things (IoTs)

Advertisements
DIGC202

Cybercrime and Sock Puppet

Previous blog, I was talking about hacktivists and while cybercrime is so common, there are still a lot of ethical hackers who are protecting the network system against crimes. I thought these crimes were the only cause of cyber-attack until now. Consumers generate personal data every time they go online. Sometimes they knowingly provide it… Continue reading Cybercrime and Sock Puppet

DIGC202

Digital Resistance: Hacktivists, Whistleblowers.

When thinking about someone creating havoc by manipulating and breaking into complex programming codes. Do the words Hacking, Hacktivism, Hackathons conjure up your mind? Hack and Act of hacking has taken on a new meaning in the past few years, both are continued to evolve. “Hackers solve problems and build things, and they believe in… Continue reading Digital Resistance: Hacktivists, Whistleblowers.

DIGC202

Apple Vs Google / 2 futures of the mobile net

Apple and Google is a battle between closed ecosystem and open source, which is the same battle as star-shaped paradigm, distributed paradigm, centralized and hierarchical. Open source software is available for the general public to use and modify from its original design free of charge. Closed ecosystem is proprietary software distributed under a licensing agreement to authorized users… Continue reading Apple Vs Google / 2 futures of the mobile net

DIGC202

2014 Umbrella Revolution – The Social Network Revolution

Lecture 8 of Digc 202 talks about the role of social media and 3 case studies of ways in which social media was used that result in social network revolutions.Cases studied were Syria, Egypt and Tunisia. There are 3 social media roles, which are Mobilisation, Coordination and Dissemination (Mitew,2017). So what does Mobilisation refer to?… Continue reading 2014 Umbrella Revolution – The Social Network Revolution

DIGC202

Bridges made of pebbles: Social media and the transformation of journalism

How Social Media impacted Journalism today, the difference in the aggregation of content between Journalist and Internet Bloggers and how consumers become prosumers. Below is the SoundCloud talking about Bridges that's made of Pebble: https://soundcloud.com/user-445295151/bridges-made-of-pebbles Internet has abundance of content with no filtering, individual has the freedom to curate what they want to at zero… Continue reading Bridges made of pebbles: Social media and the transformation of journalism

DIGC202

The Attention economy

Do you know what is the Attention Economy? Below is the SoundCloud track in which I explained what the attention economy is. As there is abundant content available for everyone to watch, it's even more harder to grab the attention of consumers. When copies are super abundant, they become worthless.  When copies are super abundant,… Continue reading The Attention economy