Category Archives: Digital Footprint

#WEB206 – An interesting conundrum

In this new subject, we are all required to create some kind of online presence within which to post our writing exercises. The first thing we had to do was pick a topic for this presence (I chose to create … Continue reading

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#NET102 – Everyday life and intimacy for teens

TUTOR: Let’s talk about the Pascoe reading. This reading takes us beyond online dating agencies and cybersex, into the realm of everyday life and intimacy. How do youths growing up with the Internet form and conduct relationships these days? Do … Continue reading

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#NET102 – Understanding private and public space online

TUTOR: How do internet interfaces for music consumption and distribution change the ways in which we understand private and public space (and the way these intermingle)? MY RESPONSE: The line between public and private space is becoming increasingly indistinct. Laughey … Continue reading

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RE: Your experience of the Internet?

In response to our “first internet experiences”, a fellow student wrote the following: My first experience of the internet was using my house-mate’s dial up connection and talking with people in the USA. I found it fascinating that I could … Continue reading

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WEB101 – RE: Official Thread: Identity

I have yet to find out where I succeeded or faltered in my web presence assignment. However, the creation of it did indeed help me in anchoring the identity I wanted to portray on it. I initially chose another platform … Continue reading

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WEB101 – Activity One – Discussion

Official thread: Activity One – Discussion Having read the Rebecca Blood and Jill Walker readings for this week, you are encouraged to discuss the following issues: The early days of blogging were extremely optimistic about the potential of blogs to … Continue reading

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