EID100 – Module 8

– clips found on YouTube with creative commons filter – audio by Marco Margna – My Day (creative commons)

EID100 – Module 5

What makes Tweetdeck an appealing application is its immense customizable features that enhances the Twitter experience. When using Twitter on the web or mobile device, you only have a singular column that shows you tweets and retweets made by people you follow. Whereas with Tweetdeck, the app gives you the option to optimize the interface…

EID100 – Module 4

Going into this experiment, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. After what was discussed in last Wednesday’s class, there seems to be a lot of shady, ‘behind-the-scenes’ web activity happening users are not aware of. After browsing the web for 20 minutes with the add-on Lightbeam running, I was surprised to see I have…

EID100 – Module 2 – Google Search

1. How would you search for an exact word or phrase? Put quotation marks around an exact word or phrase to search the web for the exact phrase in the exact order. For example: Note that certain relevant results may be excluded. For example, searching “ryerson university hours” will exclude “ryerson university library hours“.  …

EID100 – Social Media Etiquette

The introduction to social media platforms has revolutionized the way we communicate and exist within the online world. Although is no universal social media practice guideline, how you present yourself online should be a reflection of how you want to be perceived in real life. Just because it exists within the virtual realm, it doesn’t…

MPM605 – SYMBIOSIS

SYMBIOSIS SYMBIOSIS is an interactive sculpture that showcases the important co-dependent relationship between nature and the human race. Natural existence is progressively becoming endangered by mankind’s endless desire for industrial and infrastructural expansion. It is important to remember we are the ones with all the power that ultimately determines the fate of this world. We…

MPM605 – SYMBIOSIS ( Update #7 ) – critique

A lot has changed since my last update. The title is now SYMBIOSIS; the wires now go through the hole at the bottom of the vases; the ‘soil’ filling is now paper shreds of a dictionary; a metal circular stand is added onto the bottom; and lastly, pieces of paper are glued on the outside….

MPM605 – META 2014

One word to describe this year’s 4th year META show was UNDERWHELMING. We get this stigma how META is the biggest and most important show for our program, but some of the pieces I saw was just disappointing and insulting in a way. I feel like you were given a year to show the best…