in Cyberpsychology, My Research, Social Bits, Social WebA few weeks ago, I presented my chapter from the upcoming Cyberpsychology book 'The Psychology of New Media' at the IADT, as part of Innovation Dublin 2012. As promised, here are the slides from the presentation, along with a few notes for people that were not able to attend the event.
in CyberpsychologyThe possibility of a machine with consciousness raises many philosophical, psychological and sociological questions about the nature of consciousness itself and what it really means to be intelligent.
in DevelopmentFor years, we have been developing websites and applications that run on the server, using the language of our choice. A client-side app, lets you move to the next level and further decouple the presentation of data and business logic from the server to the client, and more.
in DevelopmentConfused about all these Amazon AWS products? Don't know where to begin and how to start working with Node.js in the cloud? This step-by-step guide will help you setup a new Amazon AWS EC2 instance and install Node.js with NPM.
in DevelopmentSince 1999 I have been developing my websites on the LAMP stack, and it has served me well. Recently, I switched to a full JS stack, using Node.js, MongoDB, jQuery and Backbone.js for a new project of mine. Here's how it happened.
in Cyberpsychology, My Research, Social Bits, Social WebI recently concluded my research project towards the MSc in Cyberpsychology, where I investigated if and how personality characteristics and learning styles of individuals can be predicted by analysing their social bits. In this article I will give the definition of social bits and present the relevant theoretical background.
in Future InteractionsWhen technologies converge, interesting things can happen. A few days ago Stevie Bathiche, director of the Applied Sciences Group within Microsoft, presented a new type of display that has some very interesting properties. This 'Ultimate Display' can identify objects and people in front of it moving in 3D space.
in CyberpsychologyThis is an essay I wrote for my MSc in Cyberpsychology and explores the concepts of Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism, how they are portrayed in the media, and the government policies that come in effect. The focus is on how all these processes affect people’s psychology in regards to induced feelings of anxiety and fear, and not the illegal activities themselves.