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Ancient Book by Richard Scott33 I was drawn to this image. It is very simple – a blank page in a book. I chose this image because it represents to me the “possibilities” that exist out there for text, technology, … Continue reading

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A Blending of Technology

Photo by Mat Packer I am drawn to this photograph because it depicts how text and technology has changed over the years;  from a pencil and paper to an iPhone and iPad.  I agree with Postman (1992) when he says; … Continue reading

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Stand out from the crowd

I can see how one can get lost looking through the photos in the Flickr commons! I had to stop myself after 15 or so minutes and make a choice. I chose this photo in part because I feel that … Continue reading

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Woven Words

Embroidered text messages = brilliant. (by Christi Ginger) I was intrigued by how this image reflected some of the ideas explored throughout the prefatory materials and Module 1 introduction. The prompt, in the defining terms section, to have our learning … Continue reading

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My literal world

Robot Scrabble Photo by Jenn and Tony Bot I chose this picture for its literal translation.  Both text (letters) and technology (robots).  But the more I read in the prefatory material the more I liked the image on different levels.  … Continue reading

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Ancient Media

If text is the creation of something and closely related to technology, the photo of the Japanese characters used in a printing press brings the two together. Japanese kanji is an ancient form of the written word and the printing … Continue reading

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Modes of expression

cc licensed Flickr photo by Darice de Cuba poem by Omar Khayyam I see text technologies as modes of expression. I’m attracted to this photo as representation of this. I’m not particularly fond of the poem, but I certainly relate … Continue reading

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