Posts tagged: mobile
Are Mobiles Replacing Reality?
Great analysis of mediated reality by PBS Idea Channel with use of Baudillard’s theory of simulation.
Baudrillard believed that we now live in a world where we do not experience Reality but instead experience ‘Hyper-reality - a reality constructed by images which represent (but also mask) true Reality
'The Real has been murdered by an endless stream of images'
For Baudrillard ‘Simulation’ is the process that creates Hyper-reality (The New Real) eg our love of phones, tablets, screens, TV is seductive as it gives us endless access to a simulation of idealised symbols and representations.
Baudrillard wanted us to question whether it was Real - and does it matter?
#bcotmedia students - if you use your mobile phone in lectures to text your friends while your fellow students are working on projects.
Well, that doesn’t look too good does it?
If you are having trouble leaving your mobile alone for 1 hour at a time please speak to us so we can help you.
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Where Are Your Mobile Manners? Click on image for Infographic
Construct a Vlog, Podcast, or Written response to this Infographic using the provided data to back up your points
The new Mobile Mindset study, conducted by Harris Interactive, has revealed a great deal of new information about the habits of mobile phone users. Nearly 60% of those surveyed said they don’t go more than an hour without checking their phone, while 73% said they felt a sense of panic if/when their device is lost. The most surprising statistic though, at least to us, were the primary reasons people fear losing their phones — only six percent of those surveyed said they were worried that valuable account information could be stolen, while 38% cited the cost and hassle of replacing the phone.