In recent decades the exponential growth of communications, digitalisation and social media has meant an expanding digital-scape for the individual to work with. This transition to the presentation of our beings on electronic platforms changes the way in which we view ourselves, our self-worth and how we present ourselves to the world. We are no longer dealing with forging our identities in a solely actualised … Continue reading The Search for Identity in the Digital Age
Social media has become a performative space. It presents a platform that allows us to display a photogenic version of our lives to the world. This perpetuates in the summer as our news feeds become crammed with everyone’s holiday shots, rather than the grim summer jobs that help us afford them. But should we be ashamed of this? Or is it just a natural human … Continue reading Putting your best foot forward or faking it: are we too critical of Instagram’s glamorization of summer?
Operator delves into the continuing millennial concern; whether technology can surpass human interaction. This complex issue is explored through the relationship of main characters Joe and Emily, which adds a nice plot layer to the film. Continue reading Notes on Netflix: Operator
As I write this, I am struggling to resist the urge to look at Facebook, peek at my email and check my phone. Even though I have checked them all in the last half an hour and am fairly sure there will be nothing of urgency on any of them, I hate the thought of not being completely up to date. That’s because I was … Continue reading Technology: Virtue or Vice?