Hey, whoa whoa whoa! It’s not a ripoff of The Simpsons! It may have been inspired by The Simpsons, but I…I like to think it goes in a different direction.

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Copyright: ‘the legal right given to the originator of a piece of work, for a fixed number of years, to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic or musical material’.

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Surely it could wait…

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Source: http://theinspirationroom.com/daily/2010/dont-talk-while-he-drives/

I’m the kind of person that has my iPhone in my hand at pretty much any given opportunity. In the way some people will walk around holding a pen that they tap away on things or chew the end of, I hold my phone tightly in my right hand. It’s my comfort thing, knowing I have it on me. If you try and hand me something at almost any hour of the day I will need to place my phone down to receive the item.

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Whitfield vs. McLuhan in ‘The Message is bigger than the Medium’

Marshall McLuhan once said ‘the medium is the message’. Now I didn’t know McLuhan personally, if I did I’d ask him what the hell he meant by that… but I don’t so I’ve just got to rely on the internet to gather some third party responses and opinions and try and get my head around it. One particularly useful source was on the Smashing Magazine website, published by a gentleman by the name of Jason Gross; a freelance web designer. Now if you’re reading this it’s highly likely you’re studying BCM112 and considering I found this source of the first page of Google when searching McLuhan’s famous quote you may already be familiar with it. If not and you’re interested in having a look at the post here’s the link: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2011/07/04/the-medium-is-the-message/

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