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The Breakout of the Visual – Chapter 4

Introduction The following commentary focuses on Chapter 4: The Breakout of the Visual of Jay David Bolter’s book Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print. In this chapter, Bolter (2001) examines the relationship between visual and text and … Continue reading

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Pieces of the Reading & Writing Puzzle – Rip, Mix, Feed Activity

For the Rip,Mix,Feed activity, I collected Creative Commons images on Flickr. The six images were placed together and then reworked using the jigsaw puzzle feature found on Dumpr (http://www.dumpr.net/). The images I selected represented pieces of the puzzle when it … Continue reading

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The Electronic Book – Commentary 2

Introduction The following commentary will focus on Chapter 5: The Electronic Book of Jay David Bolter’s book Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print. In this chapter, Bolter (2001) examines how the book has been refashioned through digital … Continue reading

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The Phenomenolgy of Writing: Handwriting to Typewriting

Introduction The following is a discussion of the phenomenolgy of writing and examines the transition from handwriting to typewriting. The focus of this discussion is how a technological innovation, the typewriter, modified the look and feel of writing as well … Continue reading

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Technology: Burden and Blessing

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

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Technology, Art, Imagination

While looking for a quote that would sum up my thoughts on technology, I came across this quote from Daniel Bell. This quote immediately captured my attention. The simplicity of the words and the complexity of the array of potential … Continue reading

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Power of Text

The Oxford English Dictionary defines text as “the wording of anything written or printed; the structure formed by words in their order; the very words, phrases and sentences written”. Based on this, I thought what better way to express my … Continue reading

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Possibilities

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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