The Internet of Things (IoT) stands for the connection of usually trivial material objects to the internet which can include toothbrushes, toasters, thermostats, smart watches and fridges. These sociable objects are not simply there to record the expanding human subjectivity, but to become an active participant and mediator who co-constructs social environments. The introduction of these devices into our environments is more about the use of personal augmentation, meanings it’s less about the individual devices and more about the living services that people program and connect smart devices to, however, they feel.Read More »
Our health is obviously a very important aspect that needs to be constantly addressed. However, being at University can sometimes mean that we at times push our health to the side in order to achieve what we have to achieve. Whether it be staying up late to finish readings or assessments, saying no to that Wednesday afternoon bike ride or even skipping lunch because we simply have no time between lectures.
Sometimes we can feel pushed to the point of insanity. I don’t want to speak for everyone but I’m pretty sure university quite easily invites quite a lot of stress into our lives if we aren’t careful.Read More »