Reading response. Week 7 || 180MC

Both of this week’s readings were explaining the concept of new and old media. Though their ideas were a bit different and, I may say, contrasting. Charles Acland in “Residual Media” talks about how we can always find the presence of the past in something new, very recent. The old is always being improved and […]

Reading response. Week 5 || 180MC

This week’s reading is an article “In Free Fall: A Thought Experiment on Vertical Perspective” by Hito Steyerl which, at the first glance, did not seem the most understandable. From the first read, it left me confused because the text is in some ways metaphoric and it can be understood both literally and interpreted. In […]

Reading response. Week 4 || 180MC

The reading is a chapter from Katherine Hayles’s book “How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis” and it discusses how digital media affects humanities. To be more exact, it looks into how students’ reading changed over the last decades. The author is not biased and offers two points of view providing enough valid research […]

Reading response. Week 3 ||180MC

Communicating and reaching out to each other has never been easier and it is all thanks to technology and social media. Despite the fact that social media might come across as an innocent platform for expressing our thoughts and sharing our experiences, it actually is known to be a threat for people’s privacy. Constant updating […]