Nobody Understands The “Cloud”

Home Video Storage Then vs Now: I’m sure a lot of you have seen the movie with Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel where they make a raunchy video and accidentally save it to the cloud and allow access for all their friends and family? *cringe* Well the guy from How I Met Your Mother certainly... Continue Reading →


Hollywood is Out – Nollywood & Hallyuwood are In!

Globalization has allowed for a tremendous rise in cultural hybridization (where cultural elements blend between different cultures, without one culture being destroyed) and contraflow (the shifting of cultures across regions/borders). While we may see the world as becoming totally uniform “through a technological, commercial and cultural synchronization emanating from the west” (Pieterse, J 1995), this... Continue Reading →

Get a Real Job Sweaty

My stepdad watches a lot of prank videos on YouTube, like, a ridiculous amount. He often complains that all the videos have ads, and that if he wanted to see an ad he’d just watch TV instead. And well yeah, they’re hella annoying, but what he didn’t understand was that these ads are the reason... Continue Reading →

Its Gettin (virtually) Real Man

When virtual reality is the best thing to ever happen to yo lazy anti-social ass If you're anything like introverted little old me, then you'd think the idea of experiencing the world without having to leave the comfort of your own home is just not going to happen. Well actually, with increasing technologies and the... Continue Reading →

Australia – It Can be a Culture Shock!

My university (The University of Wollongong) has connections with more than 140 universities across the globe and students from all over the world have the opportunity to experience the Australian culture and university lifestyle through exchange programs every year. Not just through the University of Wollongong, but through universities all over Australia. According to Marginson... Continue Reading →

When Bae Takes Ages to Reply

Waiting for that reply from Bae in the 19th Century like: Waiting for that reply from Bae now: I’m one of those people that starts to freak out if I don't get a reply within about a minute, which is why I'm so glad that today’s technology allows us to connect with people in milliseconds.... Continue Reading →

Cultural Imperialism and a Side of Fries

Michael O’Shaughnessy describes cultural imperialism as “the way that one culture spreads its values and ideas through the media, rather than through direct rule or economic trading”. (‘Globalization’, in Media and Society, p. 465) This argues that due to the globalization of communication, traditional cultures, especially western culture and values, are dominating and taking over... Continue Reading →


Why do we keep naming different parts of our bodies and telling women they shouldn't be ashamed of them, when I feel like a lot of women wouldn't have ever even thought about them in the first place??  I was scrolling through Facebook when I came across a popsugar article titled "Hip Dips are the... Continue Reading →

I Deleted Facebook?!?

Apparently, people spend more than 50 minutes a day on Facebook and to me that doesn’t sound like a lot. It seems like were always online these days, swiping our little thumbs up and down our timelines or talking to people on messenger. Back in 2014 and 2015, if you had have asked me how much... Continue Reading →

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