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17/06/2019 Communication Science news and articles

Karina Afandy


The consequences of power and design in Black Mirror

05/06/2019

05/06/2019

People are probably unaware that many powerful people in Black Mirror are abusing the technology. Medium shows how this happens in several episodes.

Aspiring for digital wellness

21/05/2019

21/05/2019

Actually we can't live without our smartphones. Nevertheless there are some solutions to control our digital lives. Medium has elaborated some of them.

Faking a Disease Online: Munchausen by Internet

12/05/2019

12/05/2019

Who can we trust online? This article explores the distressing phenomenon of Munchausen by internet.

Parenting in the digital age

25/04/2019

25/04/2019

Parenting is and always has been hard. With social media nowadays, it hasn't become easier. Would you want your kids to develop a digital footprint earlier than they develop the ability to speak?

Students of Amsterdam: Aakansha

10/04/2019

10/04/2019

Back again with another Students of Amsterdam feature, Medium chats with communication science student, Aakansha, about life and study in Amsterdam.

Why ‘Made for TV’ Films Deserve Recognition Too

26/03/2019

26/03/2019

What defines a film in the age of Netflix? Recent comments from Steven Spielberg and Cannes stirred a debate on "made for TV" films and their place in the prestigious film industry.

Review: Russian Doll

11/03/2019

11/03/2019

If you could do it all again, would you? The new Netflix series, 'Russian Doll', explores this idea with a twist.

Dystopia and Technology: A Symbiosis

18/02/2019

18/02/2019

There is an ongoing debate of whether the technological innovations that have become an integral part of modern society are actually beneficial. On the other hand, could it be that we are heading for an apocalyptic dystopian future which the media so frequently portrays? Does technology and dystopia go hand in hand?

Bandersnatch’s future in data mining

07/02/2019

07/02/2019

Black Mirror's new interactive movie 'Bandersnatch' is revolutionary in many ways. But what are its implications for data mining?

Students of Amsterdam: Noemi

12/01/2019

12/01/2019

Medium chats with first year Communication Science student Noemi Roos. We cover growing up “all over the place”, going international, Amsterdam, and Communication Science.

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