The Smart Home

Efficient. Adaptive. Smart. Surveillance tool? Almost human? Smart homes utilise the internet of things to create an interconnected experience, where individual parts of the house - toasters, lights, floors etc. can all communicate with each other and cooperate. Things like music following you between rooms, or temperature control starting once it knows you are 10 minutes …

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Zerg Rushing the Mobile Market

Freedom or Safety? Two very different philosophies followed by the current dominant mobile operating systems, Android and iOS. Android offers the user complete customisability at the risk of the user doing something stupid. iOS limits the user's ability to customise their experience, in order to create a foolproof, streamlined experience. Regardless on the philosophy you …

Drowning in a Liquid Economy

https://soundcloud.com/hypnocrite-1/bcm206-week-4-liquid-labour Things are changing (or have changed). When I was little, I had the understanding that I would eventually join the workforce, and work probably five days a week, and spend the other two relaxing or something. I guess I was born a few years too late for that. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cu4XCA4p2RM With the influence of technology, …