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Unformatted text preview: How is technology changing our communication today? Why? So what changed? Sender-driven One-to-many Controlled Receiver-driven Many-to-many Uncontrolled What about ? Face-to-face communication What has technology changed Immediacy Integration Acces Collaboration Immediacy Speed & Reach Todays technology Email AIM/Chat Blogs/Online Journals Beepers Ipods BlackBerry A phone is not a phone.. Convergence: Integration of various technologies Function of Technological Development Greater efficiency, supposed to give us more free time Instead makes us reachable at all times, never gives us a break Benefit=multitasking Talking to friends while youre both at work Technological Determinism Technology is irreversible, inevitable, and inescapable Characteristics of Technology Pervasive Its everywhere, we cant escape it Its an annoyance but we cant live without it How do you escape technology? Characteristics of Technology...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course SPCM 1500 taught by Professor Emmelhainz during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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