Author Archives: The Global Idiot

A Man Walks Into A Bar…. I’m Not Allowed To Say The Rest

The old gossip in me wants to bring up the old tale of Ryan Giggs’ affair with Imogen Thomas.  Also pointing out that Imogen Thomas was not so happy about it claiming that she was not able to afford a … Continue reading

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Is this Real Life or a Computer Game?

It is no surprise that like with many of new technologies, computers and gaming have developed through time (Jenkins, 2006). The very early video games have expanded from A.S Doglas and his adaption of OXO Which then caught onto the … Continue reading

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Is Art Changing Or Are We Just Throwing A Few Pixels In The Mix?

Following on from intellectual property, and the notion of creative texts being online easier to access. I will move onto art. Dadaism is known as art against art, with Marcel Duchamp at the front line who claimed that the “creative … Continue reading

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When The Cosumer Becomes The Consumed

Maybe I take back that previous blog title that the internet is the new hip place to be at. Maybe it’s actually a bit uncool, and business like, as Stallabrass calls it the “online clash of culture and commerce” (2003). … Continue reading

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The Internet! The New Hip Place To Be At.

So, it maybe pretty evident from my previous posts, or from current news stories that get told everyday, but incase you have been living under a rock (or shall we say, on the other side of the digital divide…) there … Continue reading

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Augmented People The Cyborgs Part 2

The strengthening relationship between humans and technologies (Bell, 2001) reminds me of my previous blog post on Augmented People. Hayles claims that “the prospect of becoming post human both evokes terror and excites pleasure” (1999:283). Maybe it is seen as … Continue reading

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The World White Web

It is evident that technology is everywhere, “in different contexts and take a wide variety of forms, but it will affect every one of us, whether we’re aware of it or not” (Greenfield 2006:9) due its ubiquity nature. As technology … Continue reading

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