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Important reflections on privacy in past, present, and future

March 5, 2012


How do you think the definition of privacy has changed since the integration of technology into many aspects of our daily lives? How has the understanding of privacy changed since the introduction of social media into our lives? What do you think the future of privacy will be for the next generation?   Advertisements

moving closer or further from the truth…

March 5, 2012


Susan Greenberg’s article “WHEN THE EDITOR DISAPPEARS, DOES EDITING DISAPPEAR?” examines the combining traditional and new media: User Generated Content AND traditional media.

Re-defining Intelligence: The Death of the Renaissance Man (that includes women, too)

February 13, 2012


More information does not necessarily mean we will become more intelligent.

FB: changing the way we live and die

January 30, 2012


Ok, so to put it in perspective, a few quarters ago I took an awesome anthropology class on life and death practices and ceremonies. For this presentation I thought it would be interesting to discuss ways that people are using social media as a tool to celebrate life and death.

“Imagine a world with out free knowledge”. – Wikipedia

January 23, 2012


The Global War on Information: Intellectual Property and Copyright Laws The international community cannot agree on human rights or climate change, but the US government is starting to muscle itself into other nations copyright laws. This is not for the benefit of people but rather for the benefit of corporations. Through the internet we’ve given […]

Leaving a Trace

January 9, 2012


As the world and relationships take to a global scale at the same time there is increasing clarity of origins of individual relationships. As discussed by Kadushin in “Basic Network Concepts”, we can analyze these global networks on a small scale to better understand their origins. When these connections between people, companies, and organizations are […]