#BCM325 Live-Tweeting a.k.a. the (Joyful) Trials and Tribulations of Multitasking

The Specs

*Spoilers ahead; you might not want to read this post if you have yet to watch one of the following films: Ghost in the Shell (1995), WestWorld (1973),The Matrix (1999), Be Right Back (Black Mirror S2E1, 2013), Robot & Frank (2012), Hated in the Nation (Black Mirror S3E6, 2016).

This session, I have sailed (waddled, more like) into uncharted waters, thanks to BCM325’s live-Tweeting requirement. Throughout the first eight weeks of this subject, Future Cultures, eight films were screened and analysed/commented on in real time by us students.

In spite of my initial scepticism that the live-tweeting would distract from enjoying and immersing in the films, the “exercise” has enhanced the experience in unexpected ways. I have learnt to engage in meaningful discussions and to apply theories about unfamiliar topics from the lectures to read between the lines of media texts to further understand…

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