• About

    My name is Nicolas Haupt and I am a Washington State University student who is receiving his Bachelors of Science of Architecture in May. I am a long course triathlete who completed his first Ironman triathlon in June of 2009. Furthermore, I work at the local Rite Aid retailer part-time to help finance my active life style.

What is Digital Diversity?

What is Digital Diversity? Other then a rhetorical question to start this post it is a question I was asked to answer. In which case a more proper question might be what is digital diversity to me? My eyes have been opened to many facets of digital diversity throughout the last 16 weeks leading to … Continue reading


This Pie Chart shows my digital media usage over a one week span. Phone Texting: 5 hours 30 minutes (GREY) Computer for School: 24 hours (RED) Facebook on Phone: 2 hours 30 minutes (YELLOW) IPod: 15 hours 30 minutes (ORANGE) Phone: 1 hour 15 minutes (PURPLE) Camera: 2 hours (TURQUOISE) Gaming: 2 hours (BLUE) Online … Continue reading

Mark Zuckerberg

In response to Zadie Smith’s article discussing the the inception of Facebook and the man behind it, Mark Zuckerberg I will focus my response on the issues in the article where she tries to question why Facebook? After concluding it was not money or female related she looked into Mark Zuckerberg’s answer to why, “…share … Continue reading

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When discussing cultural appropriation, I was fortunate to be placed on the team whose stance was one in which I agreed. The topic of the debate was to discuss whether or not Lego misused the Maori art and culture in their creation of Bionicle. A debate, of course, creates a discussion that either one thing … Continue reading

Facebook Flat

In response to the Facebook Flat video, technology is used in a very slanted way, because it is the forum that young protesters use to start their revolution. They are using it to communicate with other radicals in their country and broadcast ideas about their social and political views. That being said, this is the … Continue reading

When discussing the differing views on copyright infringement, I believe the heart in which this class is routing must be the underlying theme; ethics. Two main views that are often considered when copyrighting is discussed are copyrighting gives promotes the movement of ideas, art and science while the opposing view feels a robbing of tradition … Continue reading

My Family

A video composed by my brother of my family this Thanksgiving.

Why I created this blog

This blog was created and will be used for my DTC 475. Although I am taking this class because it is a requirement for graduation, I do hope to gain some insight about the digital world I take for granted. The use of this blog may become an important of my everyday life as well, … Continue reading