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1 Trajectories in media and culture on Spaceship Earth Vanilla Sky , Waking Life , and the Pale Blue Dot December 2, 2010 A link in the internet You exist in two universes: matter and media A life form in the Milky Way A link in the internet As media technology increases in power, it changes our view of universe and our place in it. As media technology increases in power, it changes our view of universe and our place in it. “You Are Here” in Chapter 20; Question 13 in the Introduction • One of America’s greatest thinkers – Scientist – Philosopher – Believed that the mass media can enlighten the populace through science.
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2 A great popular science book the greatest science TV series ever! Contact The book The flm Pale Blue Dot To understand our world and the universe, not as we wish it was, but as it is. “You Are Here” ReFers to our place in the universe … and what it means about what we do on our planet. “You Are Here” Metameme: We live on Spaceship Earth (Chapter 19). Spaceship Earth There is no ±ight plan … except nature’s laws. We are the passengers and the crew.
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3 As media technology increases in power, it changes our view of universe • 503 exoplanets – planets outside our solar system – as of November 23, 2010 As media technology increases in power, it changes our view of universe • 503 exoplanets – as of November 23, 2010 Exoplanet widget Exoplanet discoveries by year . .. Today: NASA press conference
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