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Contextual Essay BCM325

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My three-stage digital artefact for BCM325 has allowed me to acquire and demonstrate skills in conceptualising and developing a digital media project. My project addresses the future cultures in a 3-stage project, conveying the effects of robotics on culture and society in the future and the evolution of robotics and technological innovations over the past 50 years. My project approached the future cultures DA challenge by addressing the future of robotics impact on society and culture. I speculated on an entirely new future; not following on from observable patterns and trends, but, making my own prediction of the impact of robotics on society and culture.

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My project’s concept was to construct a 3-stage artefact, firstly addressing the past and the technological innovations shaped over the past 50 years because ‘while robots are a fixture in the automotive industry, advancements in safety systems, end effectors and sensors are rapidly…

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Live Tweeting BCM325

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Week 8 saw the screening of I, Robot. While live tweeting this week, I began to add more academic sources and articles to my tweeting as evidence for what I was tweeting about. For example, in this tweet I mentioned that there were not as many robots walking around in the film, however it was the year 2035; therefore my next tweet  was an article I found online about robots taking over humans in the future, which allowed for my peers to read.

Analysing this tweet, I decided to make an obvious statement about the future being similar to nowadays. I also decided to ask a question in my tweet to spark a conversation and engagement with my peers.

WEEK 9 – ROBOT & FRANK (2012)

In this tweet I wanted to include a news article about how a certain robot called ‘Paro’ can make…

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