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In contemporary times, millions of people across the globe are literally addicted to their mobile phone, and many experience feelings of fear or anxiety if deprived of such a device. Although this idea applies to all kinds of mobile devices and not simply market leader ‘Apple’, an article I read recently entitled ‘How Apple Creates […]Read More Phone Usage at the Beach
Phone usage at the beach – theft, misplacement, water damage, and sand weaving its’ way into the many nooks and crannies of your cellular device. Why do we continually decide to risk this? Why do we feel it is necessary to invite technology into spaces reflecting adventure, intimacy, relaxation and escape? To delve a little […]Read More Ethnographic Approach to My Study
Television, mobile phones and technological devices alike have allowed for the infiltration of images and news stories from the outside world into the private home. Thus, the meaning of connection and notion of our home as an intimate space has been transformed. In this sense, previously living in an NBN connected home, I certainly view […]Read More My Networked Home
It’s 8:30pm. My housemates and I are nosily enjoying our rather late homemade burrito bowls that I whipped up for “Vego Thursdays”; an episode of ‘Friends’ blaring loudly through the tele as Joey begins to discover a budding relationship between Monica and Chandler in Season 1. I chew my beans and rice quickly, frequently glancing […]Read More Cinema Ethnography
1969 – the year that the illustrious Neil Armstrong took his first step on the moon’s rugged surface. Growing anticipation of this momentous occasion was the very moment that spurred the acquisition of my Grandma’s very first television set when she was 35 years of age. My father, aged 4, and my uncle, aged 6, received […]Read More One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind
Social media, or more specifically, the use of mobile phones as an access point to social media, is no doubt an ongoing topic of discussion in the modern era. We check Facebook in the morning whilst still wrapped up in the bed sheets to see what we’ve missed out on over a period of 8 […]Read More Media Consumption – an Introduction to Mine