With the power to both shape, and cast a reflection on society as a whole, there are many facets of journalism that are often debated. As somewhat of a sacrosanct principal in journalism, the right for a journalist to uphold the confidentiality of their sources even when requested by courts is one of the most… Continue reading Ethics VS Law: Sources & Confidentiality
When you look at the concept of the internet of things as a way to form relationships, person to person, person to object, and object to object - it seems quite obscene, but apparently inevitable - it's expected that by 2020 there will be over 26 billion connected devices. While the internet of things is… Continue reading Utopia/Dystopia… Inevitable?
Like most people, when discussion of hackers arises, my mind jumps to the likes of Anonymous, and Julian Assange's Wikileaks. As two of the most infamous hactivist groups, each has their fair share of opponents and supporters. Supporters of the groups respectively, often cite their support to be as a result of the information leaked being for reasons… Continue reading Hactivism
By no means am I even remotely educated enough about the internet and it's many intricacies, to fully comprehend the capability and power hackers have. In recent times though, I did make the move to buy a webcam cover, which is about as good as my internet self defence techniques extend. This was largely due… Continue reading Spy Dudes
Last year in my first semester of University, it became compulsory for me to start blogging as part of my degree. It was a commonality among several different subjects, and has been ever since. Blogging is something i've been familiar with for quite a while, but was never something I considered doing for myself. I… Continue reading Blog Statistics
"Generally speaking, when presented with information that contradicts our worldview, our first response is to dig our heels in deeper, and harden our convictions. And yet, revolutions do occur. People do change their minds ... Egypt faced an extraordinary transformation in eighteen days." - Rikia Saddy (2011) The 'everyman of the cause' is the concept… Continue reading Resistance … Revolution
Media Piracy has become an inevitable trait of the industry. No matter the deterrent's that are introduced to try and warn of the swarms of individuals from all over the world who engage in piracy, the fact of the matter is, piracy is mainstream practice. Piracy is defined as: The process by which a range… Continue reading Piracy… It’s a Crime