Weekly Roundup

R. Luke DuBois, Creating art from data.
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Image from The New York Times.

I completely disagree with this, but I’m cranky. What do you think? (Yes, that is James Franco)
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Image from JamesFrancoTV (Franco’s Instagram)
NET NEUTRALITY (again)
MORE information about the vital topic of Net Neutrality.

TED TALKS
TEDification versus Edification?

ALL THAT DATA
Blurring the line between past and present?

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Weekly Roundup

More information relating to Paramount Studio’s decision to stop using film. This is a compelling, brief, interview about the power of archiving. How does archiving change when everything is immaterial?

WOW. Please don’t send me hate mail.

Impulsiveness and Media Multitasking. Still, I argue it’s better to do one thing at a time. JUST ONE THING. OKAY? What’s so wrong with sustained concentration?

Are you dating?

Impact of Net Neutrality in Canada.

Angry Birds, now with more things to make you *actually* angry.

A creative approach to coding. She uses THIS software if you are inspired.

More information related to the Internet of Things (re: last week’s post about Google acquiring NEST)

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