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Text as Technology

Black Robe Clip* As seen in this clip from the film “Black Robe”*, text is clearly a technology – and one which people did not always have. An inherent distrust of what is misunderstood can also be seen in the … Continue reading

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The Need for Text

The reason one writes isn’t the fact he wants to say something. He writes because he has something to say. by                                                               F. Scott Fitzgerald Reading Ong has made me very curious about orality and how it transitioned to literacy. That is why … Continue reading

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From the various definitions of the terms text and technology that I found during the last week I got to the conclusion that text is related to technology, as it is a type of technology. Both terms are related to … Continue reading

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The Power of the Written Word

When I think of text, I think of the power of the written word. For example, text has been used to bring about change with letter campaigns as well to spread knowledge and culture across time and space. To me, … Continue reading

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Text – Juliana’s view

I am putting an excerpt of the definition for text from Wikipedia (Figure 1).  The reason why I have posted this is because it is referring to all the different definitions of text.  The definitions also resonated with me as most … Continue reading

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