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In “Man-Computer Symbiosis”, written in 1960 by J. C. R. Licklider, the author expresses his hope that in the not so distance future, “human brains and computing machines will be coupled together very tightly”. I think we are at this point. In terms of Facebook, everywhere you go you see people taking selfies, checking newsfeeds, […]
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In “Man-Computer Symbiosis”, written in 1960 by J. C. R. Licklider, the author expresses his hope that in the not so distance future, “human brains and computing machines will be coupled together very tightly”. I think we are at this point. In terms of Facebook, everywhere you go you see people taking selfies, checking newsfeeds, […]
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Spake Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder, said “we don’t think a modern messaging system is going to be e-mail” when his company release its messaging platform (Inside Higher Ed). His statement implies the fact that email will be outdated soon. There are many factors that lead to the end of email, but the major one is […]
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Jonathan Zittrain created this idea of generativity, which has become the essence of the Internet. In his novel The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It, he describes it as “a system’s capacity to produce unanticipated change through unfiltered contributions from broad and varied audiences”. The openness and unlimited characteristics of the Internet […]
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Vannevar Bush, author of “As We May Think,” says “If the human race has produced since the invention of movable type a total record, in the form of magazines, newspapers, books, tracts, advertising blurbs, correspondence, having a volume corresponding to a billion books, the whole affair, assembled and compressed, could be lugged off in a […]
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Source: Alexandra Carmichael. Quantified Self Labs. Claim:Tracking technologies help people to maintain and improve wellness. Rob Portil used a tracking device called the Fit Bit to track the amount of calories he burned, and to track his quality of sleep. He was also able to track his weight and the calories that he was consuming […]
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To demonstrate your knowledge of the material, compose a blog post with at least five sentences indicating the full name of the author(s), the name of the source of reference, the claim you are utilizing from the text in your own words (i.e. paraphrased), and an embedded link in either the source name or author(s) […]
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LearningRx, a company that brain trains using training software has released reports on the effectiveness of their brain training games. These reports give full evidence that brain training is the new future for cognitive repair and continued development. Dr. Kirk Cameron and Amy Moore analyses of the data show incredible results. “The following…shows improvements in […]
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N. Nayab gives us the run-down in How Communication Has Changed Amidst New Technologies. As mentioned earlier with the telegraph, there were quite a few ways that have come and gone when it comes to people interacting with one another. Nayab mentions the pictograph from ancient times. Which was followed by written language, which “were […]
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Even though technology had helped aid in brining war victory, we can’t say that technology brought out the best in soldiers.  There are definitely negative effects of military technology advancement, like higher soldier’s death rates compared to the past death rates, when military technology was at its budding stage.  However, now that military technology is […]
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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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“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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Fisheries and sustainable resources of the ocean are important. Roughly 25% of the protein used […] Read More

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