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1 Media and Nature in WALL-e Media in Everyday Life November 18, 2010 WALL-E Andrew Stanton, 2008 One of the 10 most important films of the decade New York Times Magazine , November 15, 2009) WALL-E Andrew Stanton, 2008 A film about two robots in love? What are the memes and metamemes in WALL•E ? How are the Spectacle and Hyperreal are illustrated? Compare opening scenes with opening in Contact . Explain the depictions and relations among the cosmos, nature, technology (especially media tech), and humans. What are the memes and metamemes in WALL•E ? How are the Spectacle and Hyperreal are illustrated? Compare opening scenes with opening in Contact . Explain the depictions and relations among the cosmos, nature, technology (especially media tech), and humans. Contact opening http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= PLQF-4uyD4Y&feature=related
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2 WALL-E opening http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= WaDIQfpd1tk&feature=related WALL -E “the big picture” WALL -E A “Milky Way” in our minds? WALL-E The only passenger on “Spaceship Earth” Spaceship Earth Meme: as media technology increase in power, it changes our view of society and the cosmos. Spaceship Earth Reading #1 this week. We are all passengers and there is no pilot, no flight plan, no Mission Control. We are all part of the crew.
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3 Spaceship Earth We have been passengers during all of our 2 million years of evolutionary existence …. Spaceship Earth 8,000 miles diameter 60,000 mph around the sun. Spaceship Earth 8,000 miles diameter 60,000 mph around the sun 1000 miles/minute 140,000 miles during our class (1:30 - 3:10) Spaceship Earth Engineered to keep life regenerating across billions of years. Gets it’s energy from? Spaceship Earth Engineered to keep life regenerating across billions of years. Gets it’s energy from the sun: 92 million miles away Spaceship Earth Engineered to keep life regenerating across billions of years. Gets it’s energy from the sun. satellite view of sun
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4 Spaceship Earth We are all passengers and there is no pilot, no flight plan, no Mission Control. We are all part of the crew. Spaceship Earth Meme: as media technology increase in power, it changes our view of society and the cosmos. Spaceship Earth Media technology are revolutionizing how we understand: ecology and the environment. our impact on the planet’s ecosystems. what we can do as passengers on Spaceship Earth. Spaceship Earth Reading #2 this week. “The Power of Information” Chapter 17 Spaceship Earth “The Power of Information” image 1 Spaceship Earth “The Power of Information” image 2
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5 Spaceship Earth “The Power of Information” image 5 DSCVR satellite • Goal?
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