Be aware of botnets!!

There are so many forms of cyberwarfare however, today I will concentrate on botnets and how they can be harmful.  A botnet is a network of computers infected with malware that allows a hacker to perform any activity they want on your device. This allows for the cyber criminals to control the infected devices remotelyContinue reading “Be aware of botnets!!”

Project Beta – Girls Chat Space

My digital artefact was originally going to be a continuation of my makeup Instagram page called makeupby.caitt, however I decided I wanted it to be more beneficial and helpful for my viewers. This is why I decided to create a website called Girls Chat Space, a blog site made to inform other girls of helpfulContinue reading “Project Beta – Girls Chat Space”

How Meme Warfare is Disconnecting the World

Isn’t it funny how memes are seen as a silly joke that people see online and laugh about, but in reality, it is the smartest way to share and weaponize information. As Richard Dawkins states, “memes propagate themselves in the meme pool by leaping from brain to brain via a process which in the broad sense canContinue reading “How Meme Warfare is Disconnecting the World”

What it’s like living in the information stack

The FAANG walled garden is Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google. These are services that allow you to use their service, while they control the content you see and use your data to do so.  It is always scary to be reminded that all these free apps that we download have cloud server farms whereContinue reading “What it’s like living in the information stack”

The Attention Economy in this Information-based Society

In a world so large and in charge, it only makes sense that the ways in which people are educated revolves around the human attention span and how products attract that attention. This world that we live in has definitely evolved to be an information-based society which is full of an abundance of content.  This is definitelyContinue reading “The Attention Economy in this Information-based Society”

Digital Artefact Pitch

Hey guys! Im Caitlyn Du Buisson Perrine and this is my pitch for bcm241 🙂 My media niche is the makeup community on social media, this includes but is not limited to YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok. In order to completely understand this online community “it is important to distinguish between the relatively stable ‘contextual’ fields of bounded onlineContinue reading “Digital Artefact Pitch”

Research and Ethics- Makeup Niche

Hey there, welcome back to another blog! This post is going to be a more informative one, to better your knowledge on makeup. As I have stated in my previous blogs, I want to do an ethnographic study on my media niche ‘makeup’ as I want to spread awareness to others outside of the community,Continue reading “Research and Ethics- Makeup Niche”

The New Economy – This is why eBay is so successful

Hey there, welcome back to my blog! Today’s topic is so interesting to me as it is something I am super familiar with and I’m sure you are too.  Within this new economy there are always continuous changes that are occurring and in order to be successful it needs to continuously deal with the adversityContinue reading “The New Economy – This is why eBay is so successful”

Problematisation and My Plan

Problematisation of my Media Niche Although I explored my personal knowledge on my media niche ‘makeup’ in my previous blog, in order to completely understand this online community “it is important to distinguish between the relatively stable ‘contextual’ fields of bounded online communities and the fluid, ‘meta-fields’ resulting from the aggregation of scattered communicative contentsContinue reading “Problematisation and My Plan”

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