Monthly Archives: April 2011

What technology means to me

It’s reflection time again for my Weblogs and Wikis class and I have found myself working in Prezi to create an artifact that represents the different dimensions I have learned throughout the semester. I started compiling the materials I’ve learned … Continue reading

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How Technology Shapes Our World

Advancements in technology have shaped the way we live our lives, in significant and meaningful ways. I could spend days, and numerous essay posts, talking about these changes, but I am going to try to hash out a quick and dirty … Continue reading

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Flash Mobs: Crossing the digital/physical divide

According to Wikipedia, a flash mob is “a term coined in 2003 to denote a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual and sometimes seemingly pointless act for a brief time, then disperse, often … Continue reading

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OMG! Technology Causes Language Change

This week I set out to find examples of the changes in language made possible by new technologies such as social media and blogging. Most of this language shift began in chat rooms and in text messages, where quick words are … Continue reading

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