Dear Kate, Giv and my BCM 313 mates! It is 12:13am now. I am working on my last assignment for this semester: A reflection on BCM 313 – the future of work. When I asked my memories to recall 13 weeks of learning, laughing and being inspired in our class, all my thoughts and emotions … More BCM 313 Reflection: A letter to the future of work
Reaching to the near end of university journey, I thought that I had a vision of what direction want to focus after graduation. “Do what you love, the money will follow” – someone said. I had thought that the question between money and career growth would be a … no brainer for a fresh graduate … More My sister’s story about money and career growth – a reflection
The first few interactions with Webtoon show me that despite what I have known about Korean culture and Korean fan via past experience, Webtoon is a completely new realm. With this in mind, I started off the autoethnographic research about Korean Webtoon by writing my epiphanies. “Epiphanies are remembered moments perceived to have significantly impacted … More Webtoon 2: An update on autoethnographic research
“Korean Webtoon are transforming media ecosystem in Australia, China, Japan, Korean and USA” – This is a sentence from a BCM lecture discussing Korean “soft power”. Under government’s incentives, Korean Webtoons (digital comic) is changing the way people in different countries consuming online entertaining material. I first got exposed to the term “Webtoon” 3 years … More Webtoon 1: An Auto-Ethnography Dive into Korean Digital Comics
Project literacy “Every child born can grow up to be a literate adult by 2030” is a goal set by #projectliteracy in an effort to combat illiteracy gap in the world. The Project literacy is a global social program founded and convened by Pearson – a British owned multinational publishing and education company. The … More Project literacy
1. Being an Outsider Witness and being a Wallflower: Being an outsider in life Reference 1: Online dictionary wallflower /ˈwɔːlflaʊə/ (noun) 1. a southern European plant with fragrant yellow, orange-red, dark red, or brown flowers that bloom in early spring 2. Informal: a shy or excluded person at a dance or party, especially a girl … More Outsider witness in life and outsider witness in the workplace
I have to admit that as a kid living in the regime Hollywood sci-fi blockbusters which brilliantly calculated movie plots embedded with sophisticated visual and sound effect, the first generation of sci-fi genre with Gojira as a prominent example is too classic, too predictable in today’s context. And I mean it in a good way! … More Watching “Gojira” in the age of Hollywood blockbuster
Even though I did not realise it, my previous blog/ reflection on my experience watching Godjira was a practice of autoethnography. Drawing out from my first reflection on Godjira and the knowledge that I have just learned about autoethnography this week, I could see how the practical and theoretical exposure to autoethnography enable myself to … More Autoethnography practices via screening of the Godjira – Akira and live tweeting and blogging
I took me 2 weeks to write the reflection. Actually, it took me 2 weeks thinking through my whole journey up to now to know about myself then taking up a task of “un-knowing” it. It is not and never easy to know entirely who you are. I thought I already had my answer a long time ago but it turns out that I just jumped right at identifying myself with old values that I held on unconsciously. While life is changing along with my perceptions, I carried on with me the old values that I no longer align with.
I ended up not knowing who I am and that is alright.
I write to contact with myself. The first thing I do to solve a puzzle is to look at a big picture. The big picture shows jointing dots and how they are connected to each other. Writing, to me, is also about looking at the picture of thoughts. Thoughts in the regards are a constellation … More From writing to contact with myself to writing as a means of communication