Daily Create: Digital Loss

I like checking The Daily Create every once in a while to see if I can relate to any. Lo and behold, today's is perfect for me because I recently discovered that one of my hard drives containing old work and precious memories from high school is not being seen by my computer at the moment.… Continue reading Daily Create: Digital Loss

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My Privacy Personality Quiz: Thoughts and Results

For my weekly play post, I figure I'd make a screen capture of my thought process while taking this privacy personality quiz. (I'd suggest watching it in 1.25x or 1.5x speed.) https://youtu.be/rYMqn2vISTs My actual results. -insert sitcom laugh track here- (I used OBS to create this video.) -Charlee

Media Use Log

"Some worry that people who live tech-saturated lives (especially the young) have come to expect and even to require instant stimulation, fun, entertainment, and/or digital connection at all times—that they expect never to be bored." (Chayko, Mary; Superconnected, 2017) The chapter in which this quote is grabbed from immediately reminded me of a mini project I had… Continue reading Media Use Log

GIF Post: That’s us. That’s our data.

Last week in my digital literacy class, we spoke about our data being the price we pay for "free" use of the internet. I thought this gif (created via imgflip) from Adam Ruins Everything was extremely appropriate. Notice the Facebook and Google logos on the two men in glasses. Like the guy on the table, we… Continue reading GIF Post: That’s us. That’s our data.

Meme Post: Future (and Current) Devs Take Note!

Recently I was linked a post by a concerned programming and UI design blogger about the current state of software and how bloated and slow they've become. So I figured, "Let's make a meme about it!" It's scary to think that everything being coded nowadays is just being built on top of old code without… Continue reading Meme Post: Future (and Current) Devs Take Note!