WEB300 – Web Development Project

This unit revolved around a group assessment that required us to collaborate with a dispersed team and come up with an innovative web presence, complete with a whole bunch of supporting nodes that enabled us to demonstrate participatory nature of web 2.0. The web media production we created can be seen at https://thesydneysauce.wordpress.com/       […]

WEB310 – Online Gaming

The final assessment task for this unit was the creation of an online artefact that describes a game in the context of the theories of gaming that had been covered throughout the unit. I chose to use Words With Friends as my game of choice and covered casual gaming and social gaming as the key […]

NET308 – Actor network theory and social construction of technology

There are several theories or concepts that conceptualise the relationship between technology and society and provide insight into the conditions that bring about technological development. Understanding these is key to understanding how the relationship between technology and society shapes the way we collaborate and organise ourselves to bring about technological change. This essay will define […]

NET308 – Internet Collaboration and Organisation

Effective online collaboration and organisation is facilitated by the use of web 2.0 technologies and by harnessing the input of people through organisations, crowds and movements. Effective online collaboration and organisation is facilitated by the use of web 2.0 technologies, and by harnessing the input of people through organisations, crowds, and movements. This essay will […]

NET303 – Internet politics and power. All things are created equal – the importance of net neutrality.

The internet enables access to a plethora of content, and has an architectural framework that supports openness, transparency and equality. Net Neutrality is an important principle for ensuring an ongoing open access internet that supports innovation and creativity, promotes free speech, inhibits censorship and shares control, and also enables competition. There should be no discrimination […]