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M.Mitchell on Morzov vs. Shirky

What is the Internet good for? The Internet is good depending on the way in which it is used. What’s good for some may be bad for others. The same way one individual may handle a life situation can be … Continue reading

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Penman on Morozov

The internet has proven to be a rather useful tool for both sharing and generating information. At this point in time (2012), this unique platform of technology has been integrated into many aspects our lives. There is an abundance of … Continue reading

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Net Delusion Morozov

The internet is good for many things, such as communicating with others and its a great source for information. The internet is used almost for everything like school, work, fun, and business it is in our every day lives. Being … Continue reading

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Response to The Net Delusion

The internet has many uses. People all over the world use the internet to share data, ideas and more. Many people find out news on the internet even before it is available on tv and other media. Research can be … Continue reading

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Morozov vs. Shirkey

The Internet now-a-days has gained many different uses. The question asked is does the Internet as the world’s largest network have any use? My answer is yes. I believe that the Internet is used for the betterment of people in … Continue reading

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Response to The Net Delusion

The internet is the world’s largest network. Everyone in the world uses it for any purpose; to buy and sell things through the Internet with Amazon.com, communicate with others with E-mail, and to use various search engines for personal gain … Continue reading

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Morozov vs. Shirky: Your Makeup for Sandy

Assignment The Internet? What is it good for? Think for a minute and explain whether the Internet, as the world’s largest network, has any use. Considering what you’ve read in Evgeny Morozov’s book The Net Delusion, have you lost your … Continue reading

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Google is Sticking to its Own Vision of Freedom of Expression

Virtually blocked – With no breakthrough on YouTube registration in Pakistan in sight, the authorities affirm the ban will stay: After a prolonged spell of suppressed activity, social media websites in Pakistan suddenly became alive on Dec 3, with endless … Continue reading

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Generosity: Marginal Cost of the Internet

Last year, when we read Clay Shirky’s Cognitive Surplus, I was most taken by the point about the growth of new technologies can give rise to more culture. That cultural output may not, on the whole, necessarily be better, but … Continue reading

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Readings for the Next Two Weeks: on Open Source and on the “Net Delusion”

Over the next two weeks, I expect you to do a significant amount of reading. Don’t let me down. On Monday, December 10, we will be discussing Open Source and the Commons. You will have three short readings to do … Continue reading

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