Hidden ways of hiding surveillance

The Ministry of Truth – Miniature, in Newspeak – was startlingly different from any other object in sight.  It was an enormous pyramidal structure of glittering white concrete, soaring up, terrace after terrace, three hundred meters into the air. From where Winston stood it was just possible to read, picked out on its white face in…

Sharing gaming moments, a prototype

Introduction The process of designing our own social media platform has taken a couple of turns we didn’t expect when we started. What started as a vague idea of socializing nerds has taking shape as a game companion application with media upload options. How did that happen? As stated in our first proposal, we wanted to…

Design proposal for a social media platform for gamers

Today we (Milly, Lexlibrator, Sophiedoesmedia & Gong Liang) will talk about our newly created concept of a social media platform. Our point of departure was a quite rough slogan of “socialize the nerd”, but as you will see, we left that idea and managed to make it into something more relevant and interesting. Purpose of the…

What is social media?

What is social media? Applications such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and this blog site where I am writing now are all said to be social media. Many people use applications as Facebook on a daily basis and they spend a fair amount of time doing this. What it’s all about may be obvious at…