Mindful Participation in Technology
Technology is here to stay as a major and eventually totally ubiquitous part of our lives. So, given that, we need to learn how to participate in a way that keeps us in control of the technology instead of the other way around. This section approaches the question about how we do that. Read Howard Rheingold, Net Smart p239 (Chapter six): Will attach the pdf version Is YouTube a community? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQJbgEiQ4Cg Neil Postman on Cyberspace http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49rcVQ1vFAY Sherry Turkle – Connected, but Alone? http://www.ted.com/talks/sherry_turkle_alone_together?language=en Mark Oppenheimer, “Technology Is Not Driving Us Apart After All” https://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/19/magazine/technology-is-not-driving-us-apart-after-all.html Assignment Write a 3-4 pages paper on the concept of Mindful Participation, referring to above texts in the section. I’ve already wrote 3 pages so please add some important informations. No need to exceed 4 pages for total.