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The big idea Technologies have biases It’s difficult to see some of those biases or truly understand them when we’re looking backwards through the lenses of newer technologies
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Illustration for Homer’s Odyssey , by Annie Poon, removed due to copyright restrictions. See http://www.handcartensemble.org/odyssey/
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Ong Is The Odyssey simply a bunch of cliches strung together? Why is that considered a lesser accomplishment? Hearing The Odyssey Other oral ‘literature’ How can we actually judge/understand older media?
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“As we may think” Information overload Challenge is sorting and identifying information that we need, across multiple sources Prefigured current situation
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Bush 1945 (Memex) 1965/1992 (Nelson) © source unknown. All rights reserved. This content is excluded from our Creative Commons license. For more information, see
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Unformatted text preview: http://ocw.mit.edu/fairuse . Future device? Minority Report Microsoft What next? Carey Smithonsian Institution. All rights reserved. This content is excluded from our Creative Commons license. For more information, see http://ocw.mit.edu/fairuse . Public domain image (Source: US Government) Overcoming space Time zones dont solve everything Neither do maps Public domain image (Source: US Government) The telegraph How did the telegraph change journalism? How did the telegraph affect markets? How did the telegraph alter our notions of space? How is time now being occupied or colonized, according to Carey? MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu CMS.100 Introduction to Media Studies Fall 2010 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 180 taught by Professor Byrns during the Spring '11 term at Montgomery College.

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