Getting Inspired into a Career in Screenwriting

One of the initial people that lay the bricks for stories in films and TV, and other entertainment mediums that have become an important part of our daily lives, are the relatively low-profile screenwriters. They receive less recognition than actors, less creative control over what eventually goes on-screen than directors and editors, yet are still demanded the extremely challenging task of writing the foundations of … Continue reading Getting Inspired into a Career in Screenwriting

Meeting and Preserving Social Media’s ‘Digital Dead’: Interview with Philosopher Patrick Stokes

As our lives become more entwined with the internet, so too do our deaths. When we die, our ‘digital flesh’, the uncollected artefacts we users of online services amount throughout our lives, become ‘digital remains’—nebulous ‘corpses’ distributed across systems and sites. Some of these remains, such as spam folders and search histories, are analogous to fingernail clippings or the contents of a junk drawer. They … Continue reading Meeting and Preserving Social Media’s ‘Digital Dead’: Interview with Philosopher Patrick Stokes

What does it mean to vote in DUSA’s Student Election?

DUSA is your student association/union, run by students for students. Essentially, this means you, as the student, get to choose who will run your DUSA through the student elections that happen every year.  Why should this matter to me? Well, last year DUSA made a net worth of $10,787,201.00. The elected Deakin students that run the student council are paid to decide how and where this money gets spent.  DUSA works … Continue reading What does it mean to vote in DUSA’s Student Election?