Weekly Roundup

A series of scholarly or popular articles relating to class readings and discussions

GOOGLEIS EVERYWHERE. (THE CALL CAME FROM INSIDE THE HOUSE!)
Google’s buys NEST.
Article in The Guardian
Don’t know the call came from inside the house reference? Overview | TV/Movie Tropes | The movie (I think the entire thing is on YouTube).

CINEMA
Paramount Studios says, No more film.

On a related note, an exhibition at Ryerson Image Centre (are you in Photo? Join us on Friday’s bus trip) that explores the demise of film-manufacturing facilities and industrial darkrooms.

NET NEUTRALITY
A recent court you should care about.
And, relating to that case, three things no one
Three dangers of losing net neutrality


TECHNOLOGY AND THE HUMAN CONDITION

A counter argument to the idea that technology is driving us apart.

Pay special attention to this article because we will be reading excerpts from “Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other” by Sherry Turkle.
TED talk by Sherry Turkle

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