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  • AR/VR and an Update

    November 18, 2019 by

    Throughout most of last week’s class on augmented reality and virtuality, all I could think about was 19 Crimes. If you don’t know what 19 Crimes is, it’s an Australian wine brand that uses augmented reality to tell the stories of the 19 crimes that could get someone from the UK punishment by transportation, ie:… Read more

  • Gatekeeping

    November 6, 2019 by

    I’ve always had mixed feelings about reading week. On the one hand, it gives me an opportunity to breath and catch up on work as the semester comes to an end; but on the other hand, that opportunity to catch my breath always leads to overthinking. This might not be the case for everyone ––… Read more

  • What is GIS?

    October 29, 2019 by

    We have had whole classes on this, and I honestly don’t really know. There’s story mapping, mapping for transportation, to track demographics/movement, hazards and disasters, etc. It seems like it can be so many things at once, that I’m not really sure what to say it is. What I do know is that making mine… Read more

  • Things?

    October 14, 2019 by

    Do things tell stories? What even is a thing and how do we differentiate between a thing and an object? Is there something inherent about the original artifact or source object that we cannot duplicate? Is there an essence to things? These are questions I’ve had to think a lot about since starting my master’s.… Read more

  • Ramblings of a homesick girl

    October 9, 2019 by

    This weekend I found myself back home and in one of my favourite places in the world: Halifax, Nova Scotia. My little cousin just moved out there for his first year of engineering at Saint Mary’s University and so I paid him a visit while I was there. One thing he wanted to know is… Read more

  • Podcastin’

    September 30, 2019 by

    Well hello hello again. My first assignment of the year is due this week (I’m not going to count these blog posts as assignments). For my digital public history class we had to create a podcast. Each podcast could be about anything we wanted, so in total I think we’re going to have a pretty… Read more

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