Category: Games

VUWSA Elections

VUWSA Elections

by / October 8, 2007 / No Comments

By now most of us are relieved that the election is over, but the comments section of the Salient website still live on. New media like it has in recent years with elections around the world featured prominently in the recent VUWSA election. In the aftermath of the election I look at the use of [...]

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Fark

Fark

by / October 1, 2007 / No Comments

www.fark.com Fark is the best place to find random and weird news stories on the net; it is where a lot of items from Salient’s Dub Dub Dub columns have come from this year. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Facebook

Facebook

by / September 24, 2007 / No Comments

www.facebook.com Last week MySpace joined the Baiji dolphin in extinction, once a popular social networking site, MySpace is now clung onto by a handful of musos, teenage girls and desperate tryhards who are trying to disprove its extinction. Meanwhile a Giant Moa and Tasmanian Tiger were recently both spotted south of Timbucktu during the last [...]

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NZ City

NZ City

by / September 17, 2007 / No Comments

http://home.nzcity.co.nz Considering all the outpouring of nationalism with the Rugby World Cup and all, it’s time a decent comprehensive Kiwi website was profiled. Forget Stuff and Yahoo!Xtra, NZ City is the website for Kiwis, especially those stuck in those far away from home and cliché locations like London. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet [...]

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anarcha

anarcha

by / September 10, 2007 / No Comments

With it being the Salient Women’s Issue and all, I decided to profile two essential sites for women. To provide balance they represent two polar opposites, one is targeted towards anarcha-feminists and the other is for those who have never heard of feminism. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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SalientTV

SalientTV

by / September 3, 2007 / No Comments

www.salient.org.nz/columns/salienttv This quarter Salient will be launching SalientTV. What is SalientTV? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works

by / August 13, 2007 / No Comments

www.howstuffworks.com We might as well face it, the real reason why many of us decide to attend university is not just to get a job, but to continue an innate desire to continue learning all the wonderful things about the world. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Smaps

Smaps

by / August 6, 2007 / No Comments

www.smaps.co.nz When Fairfax bought TradeMe last year for $700m, most people focused only on the success of Sam Morgan and scratched their heads as to why they wanted to pay so much money for a local website. But at the time I knew that Fairfax would milk probably ten times that amount out of their [...]

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The CNN/Youtube Debates

The CNN/Youtube Debates

by / July 30, 2007 / No Comments

www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/ and http://www.youtube.com/debates Last week political, television and Internet history was made. Often history has been made through each of those mediums, but rarely through all three at the same time. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Tickle

Tickle

by / July 16, 2007 / No Comments

http://web.tickle.com Ground-breaking in the world of new media, Tickle first made an appearance in 1999 as Emode.com. Founded by James Currie, the goal was to use the Internet to help people learn about themselves in a context they could best understand. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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