Ideas Blog – The Politician

If I were to say the words “Egg Boy” to you, you probably automatically know who I’m talking about. And if not, here’s a quick background: On 15thMarch, a 28-year-old man entered a Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, in a terror attack. As of March 16th, it was announced that 50 of his victims were... Continue Reading →

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The IKEA Effect

The ‘IKEA effect’ refers to the increase in valuation of self-made products (Norton, Mochon, Ariely, 2011). In more simple terms – if you have to make it yourself, whether you enjoy the experience or not – you’re more likely to value the product than if it was made/put together by someone else. I can certainly... Continue Reading →

We’ve All Got That One Friend

Hey BCM212 lads and ladies, You know how we all have that one friend that can find out anything you want to know about anyone just using various social media platforms? yeah? well thats me. I can honestly say i've found that guy from the bus's cousins best friends brother in about a solid 10mins,... Continue Reading →

The Internet of Things

The internet of things – where basically everything with an on-off switch can and will be connected to the internet. Well, apparently, it doesn’t have to have an on/off switch to be connected to the internet, because some European guy called Karim Oumina created shoe insoles that are connectable. According to the Digitsole website these shoes... Continue Reading →

“Next Week on Hoarders”

Online everything is recorded, and you don’t know by whom. It is cheaper to record and keep everything than to record and figure out what to delete.  We live in a world where we keep everything and delete nothing. The default setting of the internet is to record and keep everything. The internet is essentially... Continue Reading →

Don’t Hack Me

Sorry Gov, but if you hack my computer in hopes to find some juicy goss, all you’re gonna find is some shitty memes and lots of doggo photos. I’m not one of those people that has a sticker over my laptop camera or browses on “incognito” mode, mainly because I feel invincible to the hacking... Continue Reading →

A Social Media Revolution

  you've heard of elf on the shelf, now get ready for In 2012 a social media revolution was born, and I’m sure anyone who was on the internet around that time will remember the Kony 2012 revolution. On March 4 2012, a 30-minute video was released on YouTube “documenting” a non-profit effort to stop... Continue Reading →

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