Our lives have been changed and shaped to revolve around digital technology. Pretty much everyone remembers the whole "Kony 2012" movement especially if you were on any sort of social media platform or talked to other people. This whole movement created an online craze that prompted people to share the video and created this online … Continue reading Online “Action” and Communication
Sherry Turkle talks about in the first section about how we as people always to try to multitask by using their cell phones and doing something else. As a college student I can testify that I witness and partake in the attempt to, what most people would call, multitasking. The hardest part is the temptation … Continue reading Changes in Education with Technology
Nowadays when people say there are going to spend time alone, while not using their phone, people assume something is up with the person. They would just assume the person is depressed or going through a tough time. Sherry Turkle maybe just the right person to change the view on solitude. She states that "solitude … Continue reading Being Alone
I think for the most part people are aware of the different types of rhetoric. When you think about an audience it is easy to know who you are writing for but sometimes it can be hard to write for your audience. If you consider your audience and think about their academic level and what … Continue reading Think Rhetorically
People now a days are beginning to use their phones more and more and are becoming somewhat afraid of face to face communication. In Reclaiming Conversations they mention having a rule that states "A good friend should keep you off your phone when you are together." This raises a good point to me but a good … Continue reading How Technology Affects Friendship
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