Last night, I had the pleasure of talking with Ananda Leeke on her show, Sisterhood, the blog radio. She’s doing a women in social media series, and I was honored to be considered cool enough to be a guest. We talked about a slew of things in 30 minutes — …
What does your set of commonly used social media tools say about you as a participant of the human + machine culture? Give examples to illustrate.
I will try anything once…just about.
That’s my short answer.
Here’s the longer answer.
I’m fairly immersed in the h+m culture. I’m a heavy participant. I remember ...
Second paper down. One more to go before I finish up with some studies and then final exams.
This paper was for ENGL 5369, Discourse and Technology: Theories of Technology course.
Title: “Illuminating the ‘Mundane’ of Basic Writers through Micro-Blogging”
You can check out abstract, Works Cited, and the full course paper @ …
Chapter 46 ~ “Hacking Away at the Counterculture” by Andrew Ross (1991)
Ross starts his piece by discussing the paranoia that surrounds hacking and how computer virus – through media – were compared to medical viruses, such as AIDS. As I read these initial pages, I can’t help but to say …
Chapter 45 ~ “Heidegger and McLuhan and The Essence of Virtual Reality” by Michael H. Heim (1997)
5 Heidegger and McLuhan: the Computer as Component
Heidegger and Computers
In the initial section of this work, Heim talks about Heidegger’s thoughts on technology and how technology and the looming development of computers could adversely …