Autoethnography

Autoethnography is undeniably a big word. Which is why initially I was pretty intimidated by it. However, breaking it down with the help of the 2011 text 'Autoethnography: an overview' by Carolyn Ellis, Tony Adams & Arthur Bochner and class discussions essentially helped me achieve a good understanding of the term. Simply put, autoethnography is … Continue reading Autoethnography

Welcome Home!

The internet of things refers to the concept of physical objects becoming connected to the internet where the virtual world combines with reality. It is a giant network of connected ‘things’ including humans and technology, where the relationship is between people-people, people-things and things-things. Throughout recent years the advancement of the internet has transformed an … Continue reading Welcome Home!

How much?!

Cybercrime is criminal activities carried out online through the internet. Some examples of cybercrime include computer viruses, hacking, cyberstalking, identity theft, piracy and fraud. Cybercrime is extremely common today with more and more criminals exploiting the speed, convenience and anonymity of the Internet. Reported in 2015 it is estimated that the global cost of cybercrime each year is … Continue reading How much?!

By Anonymous.

Hacktivists support the idea that information on the internet should be free, a principle that put them at odds with private institutions, corporations and governments around. There are a number of world known groups that consist of hackers, these include Wikileaks, Lizard Squad, Lulzec, GlobalHell and Anonymous. Anonymous came to our attention in 2012 when multiple members from Lulzec were … Continue reading By Anonymous.