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
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?
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!
This week we discussed the affordances the internet creates in the sense of how it allows for dialogic media (as opposed to monologic often found in legacy media formats). Although the internet provides the opportunity for open conversation; it also creates a space which offers very specific, targeted content which you are most likely to… Continue reading YOU LIKE CATS? SO DO WE! GUESS WHAT; NOW THAT’S ALL YOU’LL SEE~
My 21st birthday is fast approaching, and as a designer, I’ve been playing around with designs for a while… I wanted to include relevant information such as the purpose for the event; the date; and the need for RSVP in the cover photo, so that people knew straight up that I meant business; while still… Continue reading ELYSSE IS TURNING 21
When I started recording internet duets, it was because I wanted to do something fun with a friend who I happened to have known online. The internet has created a platform where I am no longer limited to interactions only with those near my geographical location. Instead, my experience as an Australian online looks into many… Continue reading Internet Music Culture and OPM