Fake news, filter bubbles and frustration

It might just be me, but my Facebook, Twitter  and other social network streams have been chock full of articles about ‘fake news‘ since Trump became President elect of the United States. I”m not sure if everyone is being bombarded by this in the same way, but I am. I know that the topic has been in the news – particularly as many are claiming that Facebook played a powerful role in shaping the outcome of the US election; however I also am aware of the fact that everyone’s social media streams contain different information – according to who they...

Forget the Kardashians, I’m just trying to keep up with myself :)

Wow the time has flown and right now I am in the midst of preparing for my Confirmation and Articulation to PhD Seminar! I began this blog to chart my research journey, and sadly, I have recently been neglecting my blogging goals terribly! However,  I have not been sitting on my hands. Aside from preparing my Confirmation document and seminar (which I hope to share parts of here after the event later this month), I have also been working on a number of other jobs. I was thrilled to present a Webinar for Softlink, exploring Makerspaces ‘Beyond the Buzzword’, and recently...