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1. The dangers of anthropomorphism

What are the ethical implications of anthropomorphising sexbots, as seen in film and television? Sexbots are the product of this discussion, with the aim to understand the negative effects of their anthropomorphism. Specifically, the ethical implications of their design and use in a postmodern context. Postmodernism – coined in 1979 by Jean-François Lyotard – indicates […]

Will you Hire Me?

Hire Me A Card Game for Adults   [Contents] Theme Background Marketing Production Mechanics Development Process Conclusion   Theme  “AH DANG IT, you’ve recently been fired! Be sure to get as many qualifications to start your new career.” This card game includes everyday skills relative to modern-day careers. Each player acts as a potential candidate […]

Research Report

“What is Autoethnography?” you might ask. My brief answer: research, writing, story, and method that connect the autobiographical and personal to the cultural, social, and political. Introduction My research report will focus on how the characterisation of females in Asian animation differs from Western animations. I will compare production companies – Disney and Studio Ghibli to […]

Ariel

  The Little Mermaid (1989) is constantly critiqued for being an anti-feminist Disney film. But should we see value in Ariel being awake unlike the previous female characters – Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White. We can’t deny the obvious, Ariel gave up her voice for Prince Eric. But again, the progression of female characterisation in […]