Project Proposal

For my final project, I would like to research how Pinterest and feminism butt heads to create a new kind of role playing game. The majority of Pinterest users are female, and many use their boards to post about recipes, staying in shape, dressing fashionably, planning weddings, and raising children. In other words, Pinterest is […]

People of the Screen

As a society, we are absolutely shifting from “people of the book” to “people of the screen”. As technology becomes more prevalent and popular, the written word becomes more of a hindrance than a way of life. What once took hundreds of pages to explain can now be simplified into 140 characters or less. People […]

#Twitter #(il)literate

I have had a Twitter for a few years – probably since I was a sophomore in high school. I would consider myself an active user, however I do not tweet much. I prefer to click through the site and read what other people are tweeting to the world. In fact, I get much of […]

Crap Detection 101

“Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him.” – Ernest Hemingway, 1954   Hemingway ages himself in this quote. In 2012, I can say with a fair amount of confidence that the younger generations (college students and below) do have this so-called “automatic crap detector” operating within ourselves. We develop these BS […]