Author Archives: emmanorris3091

Internet of things

This week we have been asked to consider the future of media and communications. More specifically, we have been encouraged to question whether the term ‘media and communications’ will still conjure the same meaning in the next five or ten … Continue reading

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Open Science

In ‘Speculations on the future of science’, Stewart Brand draws upon five of writer Kevin Kelly’s five key points about the next 100 years of science (2010). Now, let me just preface this blog by saying that science is most … Continue reading

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Collaboration

This blog addresses the statement ‘human creativity has increasingly become a group process.’ I came across this quotation in Lehrer’s 2012 article ‘Brainstorming Doesn’t Really Work.’ Here, Lehrer draws upon the ideas of business writer Alex Osborn. As reflected in … Continue reading

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Organise

Both Usher’s ‘How Egypt’s uprising is helping redefine the idea of a “media event”‘ (2011) and Hirschkind’s ‘From the Blogosphere to the Street: The Role of Social Media in the Egyptian Uprising’ (2011) discuss the role of social media in the … Continue reading

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Transversally

In this post, I will focus on the way that the production and distribution of music is being framed through the practice of live performance satellite streaming. While at my internship last Wednesday, I was given the great opportunity to … Continue reading

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How do we know what is real?

“To celebrate my success, they take me to the “restaurant”, where the maitre’d shows me to a table in a luxurious country club setting – lots of polished wood and an extensive menu.”Two women” come over and ask if they … Continue reading

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Embodied

This blog focuses on the key concepts of mnemotechnology and thought control, as introduced in Stiegler’s ‘Anamnesis and Hypomnesis: Plato as the first thinker of the proletarianisation’ and Pamoukaghlian’s  ‘Mind Games: Science’s Attempts at Thought Control’ (2011).  Thought control is … Continue reading

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