The Future of Virtual Reality—“History Doesn’t Repeat Itself But It Often Rhymes.”

  Introducing virtual reality— a technology that would be harvested to create a new way of interacting with media that seemed to be only a couple of years ago right out of a science fiction movie. Despite being quite young in its career in regards to the media industry, the virtual reality field has spawned […]

Out with the old and in with the new

While reading The Master Switch by Tim Wu, it didn’t take long for me to question the past, present, and future of communication technologies. The telephone, radio, and film industry have struggled with competition issues and have all endured a rise and fall within their development. The telegraph to the phone, the phone to the […]

Innovation in a World of Corporate Greed

Our society has come a long way in regards to the formation of mass communication and new technologies. We now have access to incredible inventions, like virtual reality headsets or devices that allow us to access information within seconds, but we had to start somewhere to get where we are today. There were many brilliant […]

Spike Lee VS Michael Rapaport: Gentrification and Do The Right Thing

Richard Lloyd does an excellent job in his book Neo-Bohemia, Art and Commerce in the Postindustrial City of being informative and academic on the issue of bohemian lifestyle.  Lloyd discusses the factors leading to urban neighborhoods becoming a center for artists to locate, focusing mainly on Chicago’s Wicker Park through the 90’s.  While Lloyd does […]

Understanding the Sociality of Personal Information Spaces

Often our generation, and the ones following it are commonly shamed for our attachment to our technology and the internet. But can you blame us? Everything we need is at our fingertips. By that, I don’t just mean a phone call, e-mail, photographs, and texting. I mean everything! Technology caters to our wants and desires […]