Section 76!

synthesis

“Just like any real conversation”

INT.  BLOG POST- NEW POST- NIGHT. *Off-screen sound* (V.O.) A guy enters a room, it looks like a party is going on and there are people around, chatting, he comes in and starts talking about the new technologies of cinema, he talks about the DCP. The people around listen and join the discussion. Some extracts… Read More

Calling all investigators to Unite!

The main focus on my topic is to make people more aware that with new technology advancements, our country’s privacy laws need urgent attention on being updated and consumer surveillance needs to be regulated more strictly. In order to move further with my focused inquiry project, I have focused my attention on four articles and… Read More

Putting It All Together

Part 1/2: The Gathering/Planning After looking through various sources among the web, I have found a handful that have been pretty helpful in providing information for my project.  I have used a book called World Wide Mind: The Coming Integration of Humanity, Machines, and the Internet which is pretty self explanatory in the title.  The second source I used … Continue reading Putting It All Together

Investigating and Assembling My Thoughts

Part 1: The Gathering I’ve assembled and gathered the four posts that were most suitable for this project to partake. The first post was the topic of my inquiry project, this post seemed to give the reader a clear view on the main topic I’ll be discussing about. The second post I chose seems to… Read More Investigating and Assembling My Thoughts

How companies are taking advantage of us and we don’t even know it!

“Many experts have told Pew Research that they think privacy challenges will worsen as the Internet of Things expands, and that people will be increasingly enticed (if only grudgingly) to give up personal information in return for the conveniences afforded by digital technology.” This quote comes from an article titled “Half of online Americans don’t know what privacy policy is.”… Read More

Nugget #2

I will use Ted Nelson’s phrase as my biggest inspiration: “Technology is an expression of man’s dreams. If man did not indulge his fantasies, his thoughts alone would inhibit the development of technology itself” – Ted Nelson It goes well with what I chose to talk about in this second nugget. I’ve been reading and… Read More

Mapping My Dreamers

While all the dreamer essays have many links between them, I found that “Man-Computer Symbiosis,” “Augmenting Human Intellect: a Conceptual Framework,” and “Personal Dynamic Media” have a clear link. The main connection between these essays is the authors’ beliefs in the need for integration of humans and computers. In “Man-Computer Symbiosis,” J.C.R. Licklider discusses how … Continue reading Mapping My Dreamers

Mapping my dreamers

  Augmenting Human Intellect by Doug Engelbart Computer Lib / Dream Machines by  Ted Nelson Personal Dynamic Media by  Alan Kay and Adele Goldberg   “Mapping my dreamers” ,My first intention was to actually design a map for this assignment, but the best I could come up with was an approach to what is called a mental map. The last three… Read More

Mapping Out the Great Dreamers

The dreamers that I focused on: As We May Think by Vannevar Bush Augmenting Human Intellect…. By Douglas C Engelbart Personal Dynamic Media by Alan Kay and Adele Goldberg Conceptual bases: Expanding memory: Bush was one of the main dreamers to talk about the importance of achieving a higher level of knowledge. He has an… Read More

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