“Did you know that by 2017 it is predicted that half of employers will require their employees to supply their own device for work purposes?”
“For any number of years now, new media technology has been marketed as giving us the freedom to work where we want, when we want, in flexible arrangements that apparently suit the conditions of the modern office. But little has been written to illustrate the consequences of this development, where work has broken out of the office, downstairs to the cafe, in to the street, on to the train, and later still to the living room, dining room, and bedroom’ (Carr 2009).
Many students and academics (including myself) will be used to the practice of a portable workplace. Many times I’ve sat on a train, in a cafe, in the living room and even in my bed working on an assignment or project. Continue reading “Work life”
The family home television experience is a nostalgic one.
I lived in the same house with my family from the age of two until the age of Eighteen. I don’t remember anything before the age of two so I guess this gives me a unique ability to reflect and track the changes of my home television experience in the same environment all the way up until the age of Eighteen when I moved out. Continue reading “Nostalgia”
It’s a Sunday morning. July 8th to be exact. I’ve spent the weekend visiting my parents in Sydney and I need to get back to Wollongong to start work at 10am.
We’re in Redfern, an area of the city I’m not familiar with. Mum passes me a coffee and a slice of warm banana bread as I rush to my car.
I’m running late. Continue reading “Digital reliance”
PSA: SurveyMonkey is not free.
Everything was going smoothly until the day I went to release my survey and ended up having to transfer it to a different, actually free platform Continue reading “Research project update”