BCM212

Research project update

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

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BCM212

Research proposal: Can taking a gap year better prepare students for University?

Can taking a gap year better prepare students for University? If so, in what ways does this occur?

According to David D. Curtis (2014), the incidence of Australian students taking a gap year, a year between secondary school and university, has increased from “about 10 percent to almost 25 percent of recent school-leaver university entrants.” Continue reading

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BCM206

Privacy in an IoT world

Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the “concept of connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet.” This includes home appliances such as your toaster, oven, toothbrush, fridge and pretty much anything else you can think of. This creates the phenomena of a ‘smart home’: a home that pre-heats the oven before you’ve gotten home from work, dims the lights when your ready to watch TV and soon learns to predict your every move.  Continue reading

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