E- Waste: Why do we care?

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E-Waste is something that has been becoming more of a problem with the start of this new century. Many people in the world do not see the cons of the devices, household appliances, and other consumer gadgets have on the lives of others when they throw out these old devices. Many end up in landfills … Continue reading E- Waste: Why do we care?

Maxon Paving – Portfolio

Have you ever wondered why some roads are nicer than others? Maybe you remember some guys painting your local grocery store parking lot and causing you quite the inconvenience because you couldn't park in your favorite spot. The reason why I ask is because I was the project manager for one of those companies and … Continue reading Maxon Paving – Portfolio

Internet Censorship: How and Who does it Affect?

Internet censorship is a thing that happens in other countries more often than it does here in America. This could change with the FCC trying to destroy net neutrality, however we will touch on that later on. Governments of some countries decline the use of some websites and content from ever being posted online to … Continue reading Internet Censorship: How and Who does it Affect?

Our Online Persona and How It Can Be Used Against Us

  In chapter 6 of Race After the Internet which you can read here for free, Oscar Gandy defines an internet terror that we experience very casually. It is this problem of the identification, classification, and evaluation assessment that users experience when using the internet. Search engines like Google and Facebook use your data as … Continue reading Our Online Persona and How It Can Be Used Against Us

The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed: The Border Offensive

If you have read this article from Wired called The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed,  then you have been subject to exactly what those laborers are trying to remove from the public. Adrian Chen, the author describes grizzly scenes that really make you cringe throughout the reading. As the … Continue reading The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed: The Border Offensive

The Top 8 Design Principals

Emphasis: The stress in words that creates significance. An example of using this design concept in a visual text is by bolding an important word. This is often done in text books to create an emphasis on a term or learning goal. Contrast: The difference between elements that include text, color, placement, shape, and content. … Continue reading The Top 8 Design Principals

RR #2: Convincing Politicians to Eat Healthy With a Brochure

 Audience Analysis: Politicians -Like to create power -Live longer and stronger -Want to get reelected -Public image is everything -Giant egos -Want to prove themselves worthy of their position -Family Oriented usually -Religious (Christian for the USA) Genre Analysis: Brochures -A good amount of pictures -A company name on the front with a logo -A … Continue reading RR #2: Convincing Politicians to Eat Healthy With a Brochure