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UWCS100Alexandra BoutrosFall

Lecture one - Technological Determinism This note explains the main view that we should be taking throughout the course - technological determinism.

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16 Oct 2011
Social organization (and individual experience) is dependent on dominant media. Ignores/obscures the role of people in both invention of tech and proce
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UWCS100Alexandra BoutrosFall

Lecture 3 - Print The answers to a few questions on the film "The Day The Universe Changed" as well as a review on what was talked about in previous lectures and this one. October 6th, 2010.

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16 Oct 2011
Speech is often understood as an innate human ability. Writing involved the adaptation of natural materials, the creation of communication media (papyr
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UWCS100Alexandra BoutrosFall

Lecture 2 - Innis' Bias and Language This note goes over Innis' bias of media - space vs. time based medias - as well as language. It also explains (or 'unpacks') the readings of the week.

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16 Oct 2011
The concepts of time and space reflect the significance of media to civilization. Media that emphasise time are those that are durable in character, su
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