Work life

“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”

Nostalgia

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”