From a very early age we are taught to conform to the norms of society and try and get people to like us. This is so that we can form friendships and be accepted by our fellow town folk. We dress like them, we speak the same language and slang as them, and carry like … Continue reading Run against the Conformity
I'm going on a journey. A journey of no more excuses, plenty of embracing mistakes, and borderline episodes of pure madness. You coming with?
All mentions of Australia have been removed from a major UN report on climate change at the request of Australia's Department of Environment, claiming the "facts" would impact tourism in Australia. What is ironic though is the news of Australia removing all mentions of Australia will be the focus of news reports around the world, … Continue reading Australia’s Bleached Ocean
The ability to create a remarkable machine which learns and interacts with the world like a human brain does comes across as a madman's dream brought forth by sci-fi novels and movies. The very thought of computers developing themselves into more intelligent systems brings up arguments questioning the dangerous concept while invoking fear stimulated by … Continue reading Is the fear of Artifical Intelligence justified?
It may seem a little strange that someone who has dedicated his entire life sharing information does not use one of the most populated social media platforms available, but there is some convoluted logic behind this madness. It somewhat has to do with Facebook being overpopulated and very negative, but mostly it is about algorithms. … Continue reading The Problem With Facebook
Are we obsessed with stats? From wearing trendy Fitness bands to downloading fitness apps... Where is the line between intrusive and a little interesting fun?
Over the last few years, I developed a news website called News Reborn where I wrote news stories and blogs surrounding current newsworthy events. In this time, I had a series of journalism and media arts students work with me in creating some amazing content while in the process learning a tremendous amount about working … Continue reading Building My “ME” Brand