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Advolution: An Interactive Media Archaeology of Website Advertisements

Advolution: An Interactive Media Archaeology of Website Advertisements

The last season of South Park revealed a shocking revelation (South Park, “Sponsored Content”). Advertisements have evolved to be sentient and are fighting a secret war against us! While we do not believe things have gone that far, advertisements...
Twitter’s Homepage Evolution

Twitter’s Homepage Evolution

Every website has a history, even though it is sometimes difficult to trace. This history or evolution can tell a lot about the company and it’s goals. Twitter is an example of a website that has encountered many different...
Book Review: What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly

Book Review: What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly

“Space: the final frontier – to boldly go where no man has gone before.” This may be the answer Kelly was looking for when he set out to answer his own question, the title of his book and thesis. ...
Evolution of Twitter through Alternative Ways of Usage

Evolution of Twitter through Alternative Ways of Usage

Since Darwin’s On the Origins of Species the idea of evolution through natural selection has been used in a variety of disciplines, even in the field of media studies. Different types of media are born (being a technical invention)...