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Week 10

It is safe to say that the relationship between technology and societal adaption lives in a perpetual state of flux.  One way that we are able to see this trend is through the changes that occur within political campaigns over … Continue reading

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Howard Dean Week 8

Shirky argues in ‘Exiting Deanspace’ that the Howard Dean campaign during the primaries of 2003 was a “mirage” – it did what successful campaigns do but fell short because it failed to get actual votes.  While his digital strategies set … Continue reading

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Week 6

Standage writes in Chapters 5, 6, and 9 about the progression of ‘The Victorian Internet’ and how it took shape from the developments of telegraph cables, submarine wires, pneumatic tube systems, and messengers.  While many of these new communication technologies … Continue reading

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Week 4

One thing that Pariser discusses in his book, The Filter Bubble, is the role of news and its relationship with audiences in the digital age.  With the shift of news consumption moving from print to the internet, the role of journalists has … Continue reading

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Week 2 Turner Article

We might see the development of modern computing as proceeding along a “middle path,” walking a line between the various forces that propelled and pulled at its evolution. Turner identifies one pole of influence in the perhaps too-idealistic views of … Continue reading

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