When I was deciding how to approach this assignment, my mind kept coming back to spider webs. This is how I landed on the idea to illustrate the web in the form of spider webs.

I made this graphic using Canva. I started by gathering the logos for popular sites…

Generally, it seems like people view the dark web as a vast, scary, exclusive place where illegal activity occurs. Although some of the readings from this week confirmed that, it is not quite what we might expect. I was surprised to read in “Who’s Afraid of the Dark? Hype Versus…

When I first started playing around with Scratch, I was having a lot of trouble coming up with a unique and creative idea. That is how I decided to turn to YouTube. I watched some videos of people explaining how they coded their own games. I found a few different…

As it seemed fitting for the month of October, I decided to explore the contents of the book Frankenstein. In this popular story by Mary Shelley, the tale of a creature’s “life” is told through Robert Walton and Victor Frankenstein. There is a common misconception that the monster’s name is…

Although the internet involves interactions between people from all around the world, it is still very much of a individualized and customized experience. That is why I chose to feature the image of one single person. The lines indicating a connection between the different sites extend beyond the page into every which direction. The thought bubble coming out of the man’s head highlights the popular ways in which the internet is used. While being a means for communication and collaboration, the internet is also a place where an individual can explore on their own.

Frankly, reading through the terms of service for both Medium and Snapchat made me even more worried. Reading it all made me feel like I had to remember specific rules to follow for whenever I use Medium or Snapchat. It kind of made me paranoid thinking that there was something…

This is such a wild question that I have found myself thinking about in the past. First off, it is a virtual place. This place can be accessed through some sort of connected device and the connection is completely invisible. The internet is also a resource that so many people…

Rory Black

UMW Student

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