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Blog Post #5 Matt Shanahan

We only just began to discuss self censorship in class. Self censorship is defined as the act of censoring or classifying one’s own blog, book, film, or other forms of media. This is done out of fear of, or deference to, the sensibilities or preferences (actual or perceived) of others and without overt pressure from […]

Blog Post #4 – Matt Shanahan

This photo a day prompt this week was quite hard for me. The prompt of still life was somewhat confusing as well. I wasn’t sure what still life entailed. I decided to take picture of things that are using in motion, and essentially freeze those object in my photo. I chose to photograph people walking […]

Matt Shanahan Reading Response #4

This week I read Territory as Interface: Design for the Mobile Experiences by Michael Longford. This article talks about the hard work designers and engineer scholars to doing, researching the connection between human beings, urban and wilderness settings, and mobile technology. I felt this articles was relative to the class because this week we have […]

Blog Post #3 Matt Shanahan

The Locative Media Project as a whole seems very interesting. Watching the video of the women in the train station made me begin to think about what I would like to do for my project. I have begun to review the Locative Media Handout sheet that was emailed to us last week. The assignment seems […]

Reading Response #3 Matt Shanahan

The article I chose to read this week was Picture This: The Impact of Mobile Camera Phones on Personal Photographic Practices by Lisa Gye. This article was a great read. It explored the use of Mobile phones in a wide variety of professions and uses. The one that jumped of the page to me most […]

Matt Shanahan Reading Response #2

The Death of the Cyberflaneur by Evgeny Morozov talks about an article Morozov recently stumbled upon. The article discussed the rise of Cyberflaneur. Cyberflaneur is defined, according Wikitionary as “A person who idly surfs the Internet.” The article describes the future as a “… a bright future brimming with playfulness, intrigue and serendipity, that awaited […]