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Monthly Archives: September 2010
“Re-examine all that you have been told… dismiss that which insults your soul.” Walt Whitman When is text more than text? I first read this quote almost 20 years ago and it is still with me. It still resonates with … Continue reading
When thinking about text and technology you need to be open and flexible to growth in your definition. This picture depicts the human skin as a type of technology akin to rocks, papyrus, or a computer screen. Like any of … Continue reading
It seems like technology is always evolving, with companies marketing their devices as a way to make our lives easier. This comic plays on the marketing techniques used by corporations as it shows how something as simple as a coffee … Continue reading
Text is a form of communication. This comic incorporates four types of communication, (1) ‘written text’ which is displayed by the actual comic; (2) ‘texting’ referring to the exchange of written text between phones; (3) ‘morse code’ which is a … Continue reading
Texts are the sparks of light that start inside your head. They are ideas. You want to communicate them. You want to share your sparks. Technology helps you to deliver them. The spark can say, “I love you. XO.” Technology … Continue reading
My view is that text is ‘written words.’ It is used to communicate, pass along, or archive knowledge. Until recently, ‘written words’ meant written on paper, however, the digitalization of text has caused lines to be blurred. Since the overwhelming … Continue reading
Well…. this is what I would have initially answered had you asked me prior to the start of my Masters program. I currently see text as characters, symbols or letters strategically arranged to transmit information. In a way, they are … Continue reading
I have been pondering the definition of technology for the last few days but have yet to find a suitable definition which is probably the focus of this exercise. However, I do feel that in looking up it’s definition in … Continue reading
Technology is a difficult term to clearly identify because it’s used in so many ways. Presently, technology seems to go hand in hand with digital devices. Personally, in it’s most basic sense, I view technology as a human made tool … Continue reading