Tag: Social Issues

  • Video Games Can Help In Preparation Of Future Pandemics

    Video Games Can Help In Preparation Of Future Pandemics

    I have been reflecting a lot recently during the lockdown on video games and their potential in new idea creation and as a perfect platform to test real world processes. It has been a few months since the world went into lockdown over the situation with the Covid-19 Pandemic, and while restrictions are easing in most parts of the […]

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  • Digital Artifact – Interactive Map Of Yasukuni

    Digital Artifact – Interactive Map Of Yasukuni

    This blog post will help explain the process I went through to create a digital artefact for my DH2001 Concepts and Collaborations module. For one of our assignments we were tasked with creating a digital artefact, it could be anything we wanted as long as it was digitally created. We could work in groups or […]

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  • Using OpenStreetMap On Humanitarian Projects

    Using OpenStreetMap On Humanitarian Projects

    OpenStreetMap is a new application to me, one that we are exploring in our Digital Humanities class. It is a very beneficial open source mapping tool that lets anyone map any part of the world. Using satellite imagery from Bing and other mapping techniques, you can map any place on the planet. As quoted from the OpenStreetMap […]

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  • Social media and its impact in the aftermath of Trigger events

    Social media and its impact in the aftermath of Trigger events

    On the 12th of November, Beirut was attacked when two suicide bombers killed 43 civilians and wounded many others. While the next day Paris suffered co-ordinated attacks throughout the city leaving 130 citizens dead and nearly four hundred injured. Both Daesh attacks were carried out by the militant group known as ISIL. These events are […]

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