digital culture

Art on the blockchain: How the latest cryptoart craze is taking shape in Scotland

 

For The Scotsman, March 2021

The ZX81 computer, famously manufactured in Dundee, turns 40 today

For The Scotsman, March 2021

From scrutiny of app stores, to competition in the ad market, these are the key investigations facing Big Tech in Europe

For Insider, February 2021

'We were basically The Big Bang Theory but 30 years ago': the Dundee developers who became Scottish video game legends with Lemmings

For The Scotsman, February 2021

Inside the murky world of social media moderation

More and more social media content moderators are coming out with horror stories about their workplaces. I explore the reality of moderating for big tech and the demand for better treatment of social media moderators.

For The Skinny, November 2020

The LGBTQ+ club nights thriving in lockdown

With dancefloors placed out of bounds by coronavirus, a look at some of the LGBTQ+ club nights bringing queer communities together by the light of the computer screen

For The Skinny, Aug 2020

Fall where they may: Tarot in the internet age

For The Skinny, Oct. 2019.

How the UK 'Porn Block' could damage sex education

For The Skinny, July 2019

Panic at the Porno: Moral panics and amateur porn

I examine the moral panic surrounding the amateur adult industry, and explain why I sometimes feel torn when it comes to porn. Contains graphic descriptions.

#Eatingclean: The Impossible Dream

From açaí to chia, gojis to yogis, Deviance takes a look into the perceived glamour of eating clean on Instagram

For The Skinny, 2017

Lil Miquela: challenging perceptions of reality on Instagram

for The Student