Unit 1 Response Grade and Comments

Unit 1 Response Grade and Comments - Prof. McClellan COMM...

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Prof. McClellan COMM 3610: Communication, Technology, and Society Sep 2 -8, 2008 Unit 1 Reaction Paper It is no doubt that technology has changed the world we live in today and continues to affect the way we communicate within society. However, when asked to label myself as either a technological or a social determinist, I found it almost impossible to side with one side or the other. I believe that while the “social elite” do have a greater influence on the technology that is present in our world today, technology and its accompanying advancements has guided society to the technological dependent culture we live in today. I agree with Green’s idea of social determinism to a certain extent in that the “elite society” is responsible for the development and encouragement of certain technological products in our culture. However, I believe that it is also society’s reactions to such products that reinforce the elite’s power. Take the Apple corporation for example. It is one of the biggest
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