Category Archives: Digital Evolution

Category includes all blog posts involving the advancement in technology and online applications.

Zooniverse: The Art of Crowdsourcing

As part of our Digital Humanities module that focuses on digital tools and methodologies, I was introduced to the idea of crowdsourcing information using online platforms. It was then that I discovered Zooniverse and how this platform enables people all over … Continue reading

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Virtual Heritage Network Conference at UCC

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) is the result of the Railway Procurement Agency and the National Roads Authority coming together to form one Irish transport authority. Their aim is to deliver high quality transport infrastructure and transport services in Ireland, which … Continue reading

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Is Facebook impacting #RepealThe8th ?

It has been proven time and time again that social media is having an awesome impact on modern societies. Since the invention of the first social networking, SixDegrees  in 1997, the number of these sites and their users has grown … Continue reading

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The Return of the Hieroglyphics in 2016

As the age of technology progresses and advances, the traditional manner in which we go about daily tasks are changing quite rapidly. These ‘changing ways’ of ours could refer to the Bluetooth technology we use to make hands-free phone calls while … Continue reading

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OpenStreetMap Review

OpenStreetMap is an open source tool that allows people to contribute in detail to online maps used for accurately mapping out the world. In OpenStreetMap anyone with a computer can become a contributor for the project, marking and labelling all roads … Continue reading

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Making Chores Fun

[1] Image Have you ever sat down at your desk, filled with dread, as you contemplate what to write you 1,000 word essay on for that one class that you find unbearable and usually fall asleep in the lectures 20 minutes in? … Continue reading

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Twessay #2 Storytelling

From word of mouth->???->???->Interactive narratives, storytelling has always adapted to every generation ????????????#DHUCCTwessay — laoise (@LaoiseBADHITUCC) November 20, 2015 There is something unique about storytelling and how it engages people compared to other ways of informing people of what happened, … Continue reading

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No Privacy Please!

https://thetrackr.com/ We are always faced with difficult decisions. It could be the choice between; Club Orange or Rock Shandy, staying in bed or getting up in the rain at 6:30 to make that early lecture or having to choose between … Continue reading

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Monitors replacing Paper

Monitors are replacing paper. This is not a new phenomenon and has been in the works for the last 50 years, slowly luring people away from notebooks and journals. Day after day there is a new website, app or a … Continue reading

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Greed vs. Openness

The Internet was made 4 the #Openness of knowledge & the sharing of info, not for publishers to make ? off academic content #DHUCCTwessay — laoise (@LaoiseBADHITUCC) October 15, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js ‘Openness’ on the Internet refers to people’s ability to … Continue reading

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