Understanding The Impact Of Technology Aggregate An aggregate of the best thinking from around the web on the impact of technology, from Cyborgology. “Number Of Users Who Actually Enjoy Facebook Down To 4” “In order to be profitable, it is highly likely that Twitter can only get more annoying, Pandora can only get more interrupt-y, Tumblr can only get more cluttered, Facebook can only get more devious” “Grindr officially announces its plan to mobilize gay men as a political bloc in the 2012 elections” “I can’t put Twitter or the little blue bird in jail, so the only way to punish is monetarily” “About four grams of DNA theoretically could store the digital data humankind creates in one year” “Google Glass is changing the implicit social contract with everyone in his or her field of view” “Having opened up a chasm between the informational and material, we’re rapidly trying to close it” “Imagine being excited to see what the Internet looks and feels like in a new town” “remote sensing and screen culture might displace today’s commonplace demand for airbuses” “[Academics] quickly devolve into a game of Who’s The Best Luddite. And it is most definitely about hierarchy & power” “human beings have not always tried to make sense of emotions through numbers” “the hate-mongers who made this video and those who use the provocation as a pretext to kill are in a symbiotic, mutually reinforcing relationship” “it appears that identity-based search results could be nothing more than old bigotry packaged in new media” [pdf] Follow Nathan on Twitter: @nathanjurgenson Share on Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google + LinkedIn Email Bio Latest Posts cyborgology social media theorist, sociologist, musician, photographer. write for @cyborgology, @theatlantic, @newinquiry. co-chair, Theorizing the Web conference #TtW13 Website Latest Posts By cyborgology The Impact Of Technology Reading List: Can Images Create Meaning? The Impact Of Technology Reading List: For Some, The Internet Is Utopia The Impact Of Technology Reading List: Digital Technology & Abundance Previous article25 Of The Best Pinterest Boards In Education Next articleLearning Simulation & Serious Game Profile: Rhet Sims Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment.