Author Archives: MariahRajah

Has Electracy Helped to Push Social Injustices into the Media Spotlight?

Reflection of Project This project was a brain blast for me. I found myself stuck and re-envisioning my idea quite a few times. I knew that I wanted to focus on the images and videos generated by social injustices however … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Electracy’s impact on social injustice

Electrate Reasoning Behind the Social Injustice Media Epidemic聽. Electracy has shaped many aspects of our lives as we know it thus far, from the way we write to the way we learn. Electracy has moved us past literacy but still … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Project Proposal Ideas

Create a “flipgram” or some sort of time lapse that showcases how electracy has moved into where we are all now by making censorship less of an ethical issue and more of an awareness issue. In this project graphic, punctum … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Blog Post 8

In Arroyo’s final chapter I came across a few brilliant ideas that sent my mind racing across a range of ideas that break down her writing from a literate to a speculative meaning. “Both of these works show, first, how … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Jerome Jarre – Vine Phenomenon

Jerome Jarre is a Vine sensation with almost 8 million follower which ranks him in the top 4 of all Vine participants. He has also been ranked the first ever Snapchat celebrity. Almost everyone that has some form of social … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Before&After Arroyo

Before Before reading Arroyo’s interpretation of electracy I would have defined this concept as perhaps as the way we formulate and learn via the internet and other digital sources or outlets. Before Arroyo, I was not quite sure what electracy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Blog Post 7

This graffiti was done by the infamous Bansky. One of the worlds most renowned and anonymous artists. His works canvas the sidewalks from London to Israel and take on various political and social issues.聽Rage The Flower Thrower聽is nothing short of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Blog Post 5 & 6

1. “Schizophrenia may be a necessary consequence of literacy” I believe this entry in 聽Gutenberg Galaxy,聽highlights the idea that due to literacy we have created people with a split personality. But in this creation the two personalities thrive off of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Blog Post 4

Have you ever read a text and in its entirety one sentence revolutionized your thought for a day? A week? Maybe even for the rest of your life? Well for me this happens often. I read something and I internalize … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Blog Post 3

Walter Ong’s “Orality and Literacy” is an insight into the idea of literacy and the concept that orality is in fact the underlying cause and founder of literacy. When we think of literacy our minds quickly come to the conclusion … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Blog Post 2

Jack Goody and Ian Watt’s “The Consequence of Literacy” essay entails details about how how different thought processes categorizes people into different types of literate societies. One of the key concepts in their essay that proves this point is literacy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Blog Post 1

Part 1 My name is Mariah Annastacia Rajah. I was born in Guyana. I am 20 years old. Out of those 20 years I have lived about 10 with my biological parents. I have been to 8 different schools in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment