All Posts Tagged "fightingsecretagency"

Project Prospectus

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What I have observed so far is that brain games show promise for improvement of key areas of the mind. Speed, problem solving, and memory are just a few of those key areas. The significance of brain games is that we can use the same type of technology that is putting our brains in a […]
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Nugget Curation 2: Curating your research process

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“For mature thought there is no mechanical substitute. But creative thought and essentially repetitive thought are very different things. For the latter there are, and may be, powerful mechanical aids.” “The hope is that, in not too many years, human brains and computing machines will be coupled together very tightly, and that the resulting partnership […]
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First Annual State of the Blog Address

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I couldn’t find my footing at first, but eventually I figured out which cliff I wanted to jump off of. The process wasn’t the easiest in the beginning, probably because I resented this class so much and really just put anything down that I could. When I actually sat down and did some research, I […]
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Portable Engelbart

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“We refer to a way of life in an integrated domain where hunches, cut-and-try, intangibles, and the human “feel for a situation” usefully co-exist with powerful concepts, streamlined terminology and notation, sophisticated methods, and high-powered electronic aids.” Basically, our life and daily activities are facilitated by mechanical aids. Relating back to my inquiry project, in […]
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Panning for Nuggets: The Sequel

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“3. Addiction. Several studies have actually suggested that the brains of technology abusers develop a certain pattern of change over time. Studies also suggest that the amount of times technology abusers check their gadgets are just enough to trigger the addiction-oriented parts of our brains. ” -Source This nugget is only number three in a […]
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Reflective Tweets

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Although I did not expect much feedback from others on Twitter at all, I was surprised by some of the responses I received and how they challenged my inquiry project. People with technology and its effects came to challenge my view of why social media is so bad for our brains. Even though I am […]
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Computer Lib/Dream Machines Nugget

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“Computers are simply a necessary and enjoyable part of life, like food and books. Computers are not everything, they are just an aspect of everything, and not to know this is computer illiteracy, a silly and dangerous ignorance.” This nugget speaks for itself, but I wanted to use it to bring it back to my […]
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Panning for Nuggets

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“This study showed that individuals who were lonely or did not have good social skills could develop strong compulsive Internet use behaviors resulting in negative life outcomes (e.g., harming other significant activities such as work, school, or significant relationships) instead of relieving their original problems.” -Source This first nugget is super important in stating that […]
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Diigo Dynamics

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While there were many, many technologically geared sources to use, I narrowed mine down to four main ones I may like to use in the future. These mainly revolve around social media use, how it effects our brain chemistry, and the brain itself, for an good understanding of the biology behind it will help in […]
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Questing My Dream

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Although I choose to go solo on my inquiry project, I will take what I have learned from others’ projects and bring them together in my own project. I want to research what types of technology have significant influences on brain function. I want to see what man himself has created that can change his […]
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Recent Thought Vectors Tagged "nugget"

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Section 76!

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Danh's Mind

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 2, Intimacy

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via: Section 76!

I don’t want to end the semester with my series unfinished so I will do […] Read More

Nuggeting Sources

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via: Univ 200

“As a prisoner, I could not access the Web directly. Staff members oversaw policies that […] Read More

Connecting Nuggets

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via: Not So Far Far Away...

Fisheries and sustainable resources of the ocean are important. Roughly 25% of the protein used […] Read More

Nuggeting sources

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via: morgan jacobs

This source– I actually found when doing research for a course I am taking about […] Read More