Monday, March 31, 2014

Virtual Reality - The Next Big Thing?

This Fast Co.Design article, following Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR, asks whether virtual reality could be the next big thing?

With reference to classic Sci-Fi texts including The Lawnmower Man and The Matrix, the article considers the potential convergence of wearable technologies, social media and virtual reality.

#CyberPunk #FTW!

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Tiny Worlds

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Does new technology change narratives?

An interesting idea about how new technology such as Netflix and the like might be changing how narratives are constructed.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Introduction and Inside to Wes Anderson

An introduction short documentary about Anderson.

A compilation of overhead shots in his films.

A demonstration of how Anderson uses the frame.

A compilation of slow motion shots in his films.

Museum Of Wes Anderson

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Cameron Phone Call Meme

Article tracking the various stages of the David Cameron phone call meme.

Looking beyond Postmodernism

To reach the higher grades within your essay you need to present aspects of postmodernism as well as acknowledging the problems and criticism of it, in its entirety.

Places to start:

Criticism of postmodernism


New Sincerity

Articles to broaden your understanding:

What is metamodernism?

Quirky, Tone and Metamodernism

Beyond Postmodernism. Putting a Face on Metamodernism Without the Easy Clich├ęs

The Death of Postmodernism And Beyond

Postmodernism is dead

Help with putting it all together:

Here is also a great site that will hugely help with your revision. It looks back to Modernism, to Postmodernism and forward to Post-postmodernism and compares then to each other.

Never trust what you see.

A silly and surreal video but true, never trust what you are shown.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Postmodernism - A Very Short Introduction

If you are still a little confused or unsure about POMO, is short introduction will help. Also a really good resource for revision.