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Commentary on, Postman, N. (1993). Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology. Thinking about a technological society requires some amount of wariness, no doubt. As humans, we always tend to have the fear of the unknown. The effects of any … Continue reading
It is difficult if not impossible for a person living in a literate culture to truly understand what living in a primary oral culture would be like. A primary oral culture is defined by Walter J. Ong (1982, p.11) as … Continue reading
The following commentary focuses on The Judgement of Thamus, the first chapter in Postman’s book Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology. Postman (1992) uses the legend of Thamus to illustrate and effectively deliver a cautionary warning that “it is … Continue reading
Commentary 1 By Melanie Wong Technology has had a significant impact on individuals in the 21st Century. In Postman’s (1992) work he states that “once a technology is admitted, it plays out its hand; it does what it is designed … Continue reading
It was difficult to find a picture that truly represented the complexity of the issues raised in this course. I kept going back to this image because to me it visually represents the circular relationship we have with technology. We … Continue reading