The internet is essentially a giant surveillance platform – everything is recorded and nothing is discarded. Data collection, however, can be a scary thing. In Australia, we are all subjected to the Mass Data Retention Scheme, which holds all our metadata for two years. Now holding a singular piece of metadata doesn’t seem too worrying, but the aggregation… Continue reading Surveillance for Cyberwar
Copyright allows a creator to retain the exclusive commercial rights to their intellectual property, resulting in an economic incentive to drive growth in the creative industries. However, copyright can also strangle creativity, disallowing for advancements which could improve products. So what options are there for those who wish to solve this problem? Enter open source: a… Continue reading Love is an Open Source
I find the most interesting aspect of the iOT to be the data collection and aggregation. It is going to lead the future of marketing into a really interesting space as the vast amounts of metadata that organisations are able to collect and process through these devices will result in a wealth of material, which… Continue reading iOT and Data
We all utilise the internet, capitalising on ‘free’ nature of the system. However, in exchange for free use of closed internet services such as Facebook or google, these networks collect our metadata, taking a data tax if you will. That doesn’t seem too scary on the surface, but if you look into it a bit more,… Continue reading THE INTERNET IS FREE, or is it?
PREZI (square bracketed titles indicate each prezi slide) [General intro] Expose Yourself is a game that I am working on. The focus is not on the creation of the game – I did that last semester in Digital Game Cultures (DIGC310). The presentation aims to give a quick context of what the game actually is, before launching… Continue reading EXPOSE YOURSELF: #DIGC202 Presentation
When I was in highschool, I got into the habit of trawling through YouTube to find various A Cappella artists and and performances from groups of this nature. This was partly because I myself was involved in an A Cappella group and was looking to find new repertoire, but also because I really enjoy listening to… Continue reading GIVE ME YOUR ATTENTION!
For the composition exploring motivic development (Composition B), I utilised the two clefs on a Celesta to create contrast between the developed motif at various points. The piece utilises retrograde, diminution, and inversion. Octave displacement can also be seen when the bass and treble clef play the same original motif, as their played register sits… Continue reading [MUSIC] Motivic Development