A Collection of blogs exploring the impact of digital technology on society

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The Digital Impact on Islamophobia: an overview

Hello World, you seem to have stumbled across my blog. This is the place where I’ll be exploring the digital impact on the issue of Islamophobia in British society. This is becoming a prevalent issue, and I’ll analyse how technology… Continue Reading →

Voice and Tone

This post will be outlining some rules, about voice and tone, that I will be sticking to throughout this blog. I intend to keep up a professional register, but also throw in some colloquial or informal phrases – to make… Continue Reading →

DEBATING THE FUTURE OF REAL ESTATE

The property market is divided. There are those in favour of change as technology develops, and there are those that prefer the traditional paperwork, pen, and paper. Neither outlook is wrong, as the future remains uncertain. After all, everyone needs a home. 

THE SMART WAY TO INCREASE PROPERTY VALUE

In light to this thought, I created an infographic to show the innovations property owners or investors may implement into their home to maintain its value in an uncertain economy. 

Never Underestimate The Influence Of Instagram

We all have Instagram right? Constantly scrolling through selfie after selfie with the occasional snap of someones dinner. Well it seems that there is an actual use to the app we are all addicted to. When it comes to Music… Continue Reading →

THE BLOCKCHAIN: A BLESSING OR A DISRUPTION?

Essentially, the Blockchain is a public record of online transactions. These transactions are tied together and distributed across a network of people that ultimately decide if the transactions are valid. This system was developed by the unrevealed person or group of people that go by the name “Satoshi Nakamoto”. 

7 Ways Technology Has Made Writing and Publishing Easier For Us

Writing has come a long way due to technology and we can easily take the simplest things for granted. We have literally gone from quills to keyboards and this posts highlights what digital impacts help us the most.

The future of online communication – how will technology & social media change?

The future of social media and technology will be looked at in this post. As these platforms have become such a big part of our society, it is exciting/scary to see how important it becomes in our daily lives. Through… Continue Reading →

THE POWER OF VIRTUAL REALITY

It’s all fun and games…until it’s not! Contrary to the popular belief that virtual reality is only used in gaming, the technology is thriving in the property market. The power of virtual reality is really coming through, and it is truly fascinating!

ONLINE ESTATE AGENTS BEAT TRADITIONAL: TOP 5 REASONS

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, the process of transferring properties can get stressful and expensive. Now, imagine being able to sort out the process from the comfort of your lounge or home office…Sounds great, doesn’t it? Use online estate agents!

Taking The Simple Things For Granted: The Digital Impact On Books Visually

We’ve so far looked at how technology has allowed writers to self-publish, enter competitions and how eBooks have changed the way people read (or so we think). Today I am going to look at the digital impact of book visuals…. Continue Reading →

A Parent’s Perspective

Moving away can feel like such a liberating experience, but what about the parent’s perspective? First of all, Happy New Year! I hope you’ve all had a lovely Christmas break. Throughout this blog, I’ve spoken plenty about long-distance relationships and… Continue Reading →

Staying in Contact Back at Home

When the trip ends you’re lefts with pictures, memories, mementoes, and if you’re luck, friends for life! New technologies are helping us stay in contact with people we meet while abroad and it turns out those friendships can be invaluable…. Continue Reading →

WELCOME TO VIRTUAL ESTATE!

Hello! Thank you for visiting Virtual Estate, now let’s go over some FAQs!

Are eBooks As Popular As We Think?

This infographic I created shows just a small amount of the research out there regarding eBooks. I chose these research examples as I think that they reveal some interesting facts about the consumption of eBooks. I hope you find it… Continue Reading →

Tourist Attractions of the Future

Tourist attractions have begun to implement new technologies to enhance visitors’ experiences. Some historical sites use technologies, such as augmented realty, to bring the past to life. Meanwhile, new tourist attractions are being planned every day that use technology to… Continue Reading →

Brick and Mortar

Brick and Mortar.  The term brick-and-mortar business is often used to refer to a company that possesses or leases retail shops.  In today’s post, I am focusing on the downfall of Britain’s favourite high street brands, that fell from grace due to the harsh realities… Continue Reading →

My Top 5 Writing Competitions

Merry Christmas Eve everyone! My gift to you all this year is a new post all about the digital impact of writing competitions and how they could help you get your work out there.

Is Self-Publishing the Next Big Thing?

Self-publishing online is a way in which technology and the digital world has impacted how authors get recognised. This is important in showing traditional vs contemporary methods of publishing.

Social Media, where did it begin?

“SO-CIAL ME-DI-A” A term to describe the current state of the Internet and the place where the consumers attention is. Social media has become a massive part of our lives over the last two decades. We are now able to… Continue Reading →

The Hidden Danger In Your Hands

As I look round my lecture room trying so very hard to pay attention to my professors (sorry guys) I notice the amount of people who have some sort of tape or Blue Tac on their laptop webcams. I have… Continue Reading →

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