Secluded Cinema: DA & Contextual Essay

Concept My DA consists of two parts. An Instagram account which posts lonely, beautiful, nostalgia-inducing film stills. As discussed in the week two lecture, sci-fi is a socially accepted way to imagine possible futures. That’s why I chose to only post stills from sci-fi films. An accompanying blog series on my personal website which discussesContinue reading “Secluded Cinema: DA & Contextual Essay”

Live Tweeting: Weeks 6-12

One requirement for BCM325 is that we live-tweet each week as we watch the assigned movies. The Subject Outline says that “the live-tweeting exercise is designed to demonstrate your ability to engage in research, critically evaluate a text and engage in productive and convivial discussion in real time.” Keeping those things in mind, I willContinue reading “Live Tweeting: Weeks 6-12”

Peer Commentary & Feedback 2

Once again, we’re giving feedback to our peers to help them develop their Digital Artefacts. These comments we give will hopefully all be unique and can help our peers improve and learn. Jaime Jaime’s Digital Artefact was originally a podcast which focused on the future of artificial intelligence. However, she’s adapted her idea slightly transformingContinue reading “Peer Commentary & Feedback 2”

Scenic Cinema—Changing My DA

My initial plan for my BCM325 DA was to create three long-form blog posts surrounding the future of freelancing. While the feedback I was given on the project pitch was supportive and useful, upon further reflection, this DA wasn’t for me. Going back to basics, DAs are supposed to be Fast, Inexpensive, Simple, and Tiny.Continue reading “Scenic Cinema—Changing My DA”

Live Tweeting: Weeks 1-5

One requirement for BCM325 is that we live-tweet each week as we watch the assigned movies. The Subject Outline says that “the live-tweeting exercise is designed to demonstrate your ability to engage in research, critically evaluate a text and engage in productive and convivial discussion inreal time.” Keeping those things in mind, I will nowContinue reading “Live Tweeting: Weeks 1-5”

Peer Commentary & Feedback

In order to create a feedback loop, we must give thoughtful and critical feedback to our peers. As our thoughts and opinions are developed from our own individual experiences, the feedback I give will ideally be unique, thoughtful, and helpful. Jaime Jaime’s Digital Artefact is a podcast episode which focuses on the future of artificialContinue reading “Peer Commentary & Feedback”

BCM325 Pitch: The Future of Freelancing

As a freelance writer, the future can be scary. Nothing is set in stone and things can go wrong so quickly. However, there are things to love about it: flexibility, freedom, pricing, and more. “Businesses look to become more agile, using increasing numbers of freelancers seems a clear path they are taking.” (Forbes) “There isContinue reading “BCM325 Pitch: The Future of Freelancing”