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Late, But Great: Morozov Response

Despite the author’s pessimistic take on an internet-dependent society, I took the time to digest both sides of the spectrum. While combing through his various political examples, I noticed that Morozov did his fair share of juxtapositions between the current/future … Continue reading

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Net delusion

I believe that the Internet is useful for alot of people.  we have the abilities to reach many people globally unlike before. we have social network sites like facebook twitter and that provide educational information like lexis nexus and dictionary.com. … 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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Thoughts on Clay Shirky’s Cognitive Surplus

Clay Shirky is described as a wise observer of new forms of tech-enabled social interaction, or in simpler terms, an ‘internet guru.’ Shirky’s book Cognitive Surplus takes a look at the implications new digital and internet-based media have for affecting … Continue reading

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Response to The Filter Bubble

The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser talks about a growing issue for internet users around the world. Social media sites and search engines are a couple of the many types of websites that monitor your time spent surfing the web. … Continue reading

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programmed or be programmed

The presentation in our class touched on some points which relate to time, and how some of us who have a cellphone or a tablet lose their sense of place in time. The example of the girl who took photos … Continue reading

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Advertars: The New Way of Invading Your Privacy!

In Chapter 7 of Eli Pariser’s The Filter Bubble, Pariser discusses virtual advertisements that act like real people you can communicate with on the streets or on Facebook.  Pariser’s first encounter with an “advertar,” or a “virtual being for a … Continue reading

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Response to Free Culture discussion

Last week’s discussion consisted of Lawrence Lessig’s book, Free Culture. What interested me the most was the discussion of piracy because everyone is guilty of downloading music or movies without paying for it. I mean, look at Napster back in … Continue reading

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An Elegant Response To Last Weeks Presentation

Last week we were graced with an extraordinary presentation on the book, Program, Or Be Programmed. An introspective book that tackles issues involving our individual understanding and activity within the realm of programming. How we must take initiative to better ourselves, … Continue reading

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