J 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Electronic Waste, Culture Industry
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JOURNALISM-J201 Lecture 6 Notes
○Is a framework of ideas upon which people make decisions, act, and understand
○We don’t worry about where they go, we worry about how to GET one
●How are these technologies made desirable?
○Architecture of the Apple Store in Manhattan
■Makes you surprised.
●Other places also do:
●Vatican in Italy
○Designed to make you feel a certain way when you see it
●The structures are ideological
○When you go inside the Apple store in Manhattan
■Bigger/greater than yourself (Same with the
●Smartphones sold worldwide
○2015: 1.2 billion
○2016: 1.47 billion
○2017: 1.53 billion
●What do I need to know for the exam?
●What are the hidden costs of Global Hegemony?
○Getting rid of them
■E-waste is the fastest growing component of toxic waste
○Come from/Making them
■People from poor villages that live and work in a facility
●What are the hidden costs of Global Hegemony in the United States?
○The people who succeed are those who can best:
■Find information rapidly
■Organize information rapidly
■Exploit information rapidly
○Regular office vs. Google
■To make full use of something to extract full value.
■To make use of unfairly for one’s own advantage
○Is “unfairness” essential to “making full use of” something?