TEL-T 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Mark Zuckerberg, Incircle And Excircles Of A Triangle, Web 2.0

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18 Nov 2014
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Are Media Ubiquitous?
Class is on canvas
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Wednesday August 27, 2014
TOPIC: Are media ubiquitous?
What do we mean by Ubiquitous? Definition: present, appearing or found everywhere
Numbers indicate omnipresence (used all the time, everyday)
14.5 hours a day of technological usage (includes multitasking, an amazing number, primary
activity)
not just about spending time WITH the media, more about the relationship TO the media
MEDIA as a MEDIATOR
Media as a term came from a Latin words meaning middle
We choose to consume media as an endpoint and media as a starting point affect us
Person Media person/object/idea
More likely to interact with people through media, taking idea in through media (a medium)
MEDIA as a part of us (and vice versa)
Media is always there it is always with us; it is an essential part of our lives
Kevin Kelly 2007Amazing that all this stuff is here- we aren’t amazed
All connections= one machine (we are constructing this)
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