This is a space dedicated for experimentation - both technical and creative - for the Erasmus students taking the "New Media" course at Katho in Kortrijk. Should you have questions about the class or want to be a part of it, get it touch by leaving a comment.

Techonological determinism

January 28, 2015
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Technological determinism states that the technical advances, the media, or technology as a whole, are the key drivers in history and the main producers of social changes. The most well-known interpretations of this theory share two general ideas: On the one hand, that the development of technology itself follows a predictable, traceable path beyond cultural […]

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THE CULT OF THE AMATEUR IN FRANCE : WHEN IS THE AMATEUR GOOD FOR THE BUSINESS ?

January 27, 2015
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In France,the presence of Social Media ? For what ? By who ? According to the Ars Industrialis everyone know that being an amateur is related to like something but more of that being involved. The development of technologies as Social Media is increasing the implication in cultural facts as Twitter by using hashtags or […]

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Privacy on Social Media: The hidden “privacy settings”

January 22, 2015
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Privacy is becoming one of our main concern when we are using Social Media, but are we truly aware of the privacy we have when we use them? The different Levels of Privacy In social media we have to differentiate the clients and the users, and most of the users ignore the client side of […]

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Digital divide in “everybody is online” era

January 21, 2015
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“Digital divide is a term that refers to the gap between demographics and regions that have access to modern information and communications technology, and those that don’t or have restricted access. This technology can include the telephone, television, personal computers and the Internet” Let’s take some statistics for the start In Poland for every 3 adult people, 2 of […]

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Bel RTL and Its competition on Twitter with ViveCite and Radio Contact

January 21, 2015
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Our main company: Bel RTL Bel RTL is a frenchspeacking radio from Wallonia. They mix musics and news in their programs. They are the most listen radio in Wallonia and have some “brothers” in European radios like in France the “RTL” radio with the same system of mixing music and news. RTL has for market […]

Digital divide in Business and in France

January 21, 2015
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Digital divide is a term describing the disparity of access to the information technologies but also deals with people who have or not the skills and capacity to use these technologies. Since 15 years, our technology has developed incredibly fast and this problem is remaining. Thus, we will see that the advantages that allow the IT […]

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Private life and social networks : the paradox of users

January 21, 2015
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Internet: a boon and a danger simultaneously Today in France, the Internet took a huge square. In 2013, 82% of French households have them. Internet gives an opening to knowledge, research but make no mistake, it is also a trap for those who can not handle it correctly and without exuberance. Particularly with social networks, […]

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