BCM206: Digital Artefact

The digital artefact which belongs to Sheng and me is about cooking which is most about Chinese cuisine.We named it "Our Kitchen". https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCsGyf0hOJYgyz0P05goNmbg/featured Based on our research on the market requirement and viewer preferences, we pulled off our plan of our DA by making video and we uploaded it to various video platforms----Weibo and YouTube …

BCM206(Week 10): Dark fiber-exploits, botnets and cyberwar

The ubiquity of anonymity on the Internet is exemplified by the widespread saying that "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog." Nowadays, with a series of problems and social hidden dangers arising from the phenomenon of anonymity on the Internet, the voice of online real-name system is becoming increasingly louder, requiring online real-name authentication, …

BCM206(Week 9):Anonymous resistance: hackers, lulz and whistle-blowers

Every revolution has its dark side. Over the past three decades, the emergence of the Internet has created an exciting new world of communication, trade and innovation. But it also exposes us to new and sinister threats, especially as our world becomes increasingly dependent on new technologies. Some of the threats are mainly reflect in …

BCM206(Week 8): Networked insurgencies: social media revolutions and meme warfare

In the present world, all kinds of ubiquitous social media are profoundly changing people's traditional concepts and penetrating all aspects of human life, including military operations. As a new style, social media war has become an important content of modern war. After the outbreak of the War in Iraq in 2003, Us soldier Kirby Boozer …

BCM206](Week 2): Visual telegraphy

Visual telegraphy Visual telegraphy originated in the 18th century. And like "telecommunications", "telegraph" is a French coinage (tele means "distance" in Greek and graphe means "writing"). In France, the inventor of the visual telegraph was Claude Chappe, a priest who was disordained during the French Revolution. He first demonstrated the invention in 1792, two years …

BCM206(week 7): Feudalism 2.0: living in the information stack

The book focuses on the story of how today's global model of intellectual property protection became the vision of a few big groups in the 1980s. The book aims to show how the rules of the "knowledge game" prescribed by these companies erode national sovereignty over intellectual property, thereby increasing inequality and, in turn, imposing …