Clubhouse: listening in on an audio-only social media platform

I wrote this as a thinkpiece for a student's assignment. I plan on building on these ideas for a longer rant. Until then feel free to consume and engage. Thanks Olivia Sim for the nudge! Are there any possible reasons why Clubhouse is popular? Increasing awareness about privacy breaches, the commodification of user data, and... Continue Reading →

Social media’s role in the DC riots?

Comments written for the Channel News Asia, with inputs based on primary research from Dr. Saifuddin Ahmed Parts of the riot were planned online on Facebook etc - why wasn't anything done? This time the call for rioting came from the man himself, from a video posted to social media, so it's not necessary to... Continue Reading →

Trump and social media

written for Channel News Asia in October 2020 , with inputs and primary research results provided by Dr. Saifuddin Ahmed How would you describe President Trump's use of social media, has it done more harm than good? Social media is the core communication tool for Trump and the Trump White House. In fact, even since... Continue Reading →

How to edit Wikipedia

I was helping a friend of mine figure out how Wikipedia works, and I made this self-learning tutorial. It compares stuff you can do with the source editing and the visual editing mode, and when you'd want to prefer the former over the latter (usually when you want to reuse one of the popular templates,... Continue Reading →

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