Author Archives: missmichelle

douglas rushkoff

Douglas Rushkoff furthers ideas once stated by Marshall McLuhan. This book features original illustrations from comic artist Leland Purvis. Rushkoff emphasizes users of digital technologies to understand and know the technology they are using. Do not be an ignorant user … Continue reading

Posted in Program or Be Programmed (Rushkoff) | 1 Comment

google

Last week’s group focused on the book “The Googlization of Everything’ and why we should worry”. The group presented the main arguments of the book and raised many good questions. Google’s unofficial slogan is “don’t be evil”. Over the years … Continue reading

Posted in Googlization of Everything (Vaidhyanathan), Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Blogs

Michelle Chu It is said that on December 17, 1997 the term ‘weblog’ was first used by Jorn Barger.  Over ten years later the word has been shortened to ‘blog’ and there are over a hundred million bloging sites (Wortham).  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment