week 10 – how technology shapes the world

Today’s Agenda

  • Crowdsourcing
  • What is the role of computer code in shaping social processes?
  • Posts to read: AbigaiDavid, Ivan
  • Technologies: smart phones, ubiquitous wifi

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week 10 – project update

Project update: the final status report. Assignment details: (more…)

week 10 readings

Reading summaries for the week (due 30 Nov at 9 am). Posts marked with (**) are recommended reads. (more…)

week 9 – wednesday

Today’s Agenda

  • User-generated content: why, what and how?
  • Technologies: wikis, delicious, Diigo

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week 9 readings

Reading summaries for the week (due 23 Nov at 9 am). Posts marked with (**) are recommended reads. (more…)

week 9 – a culture of sharing

Today’s Agenda

  • User-generated content: why, what and how?
  • Technologies: wikis, delicious, Diigo

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Week 8 – Wednesday

Today’s Agenda

  • What is the impact of NetVideo on entertainment and mainstream newspapers?
  • Technologies: YouTube, Blip.tv, Current.tv

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Week 8 – Project Update

Project update: the competition (or sources). Assignment details:

Project updates – Next due date (by Monday 16 Nov, 9 am)
** all projects: update on where you are re your timeline; everyone should have set up their external site – link to in
** all papers: annotated bibliography (blog post); prefer APA style; at least two scholarly sources, minimum six. Short statement on how each source might contribute to your paper. Papers will be 1400-1700 words and may include photos, charts, YouTube clips. Bibliography will not count towards word count.

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week 8 – moving beyond the blog

Today’s Agenda

  • What is the impact of NetVideo on entertainment and mainstream newspapers?
  • Technologies: YouTube, Blip.tv, Current.tv

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