Digital Identity

We had a really interesting discussion in last class about digital identity and self-censorship when it came to social media. I personally do not censor myself that much on my own social media. The only one I actually use is twitter, and unless you are a really active member of twitter chances are people are […]

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Propaganda Campaign – ITCC

ITCC – Heartbeat of Campus from Shannon Ball on Vimeo. ITCC – Necessity or Inconvenience? from Shannon Ball on Vimeo. For our propaganda project we decided to do good and bad politician style ads on a topic near and dear to all our hearts, the Convergence Center. We decided to take a different approach to […]

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Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Countess Sophie Chotek, is the historical event that our group decided to Tweet about. The assassination is important in history because it was the one of the leading causes for World War I. We found that going through the facts showed that there was more to […]

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Women Computers Discussion

I really enjoyed reading “When Women Were Computers” by Jennifer Light for class on Tuesday. It reminded me one of a book I read over the summer called The Girls of Atomic City which is about the women, who without knowing it, worked on the Manhattan Project either as factory workers enriching uranium, secretaries, or statisticians. In […]

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Rise of Film

I was discussion leader this week along with Jack and Eily. We got the chance to cover most of what we had intended to in discussion last week, but because the project presentations took a bit of time on tuesday, we did get to show a clip from we found while looking for films  for […]

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Top Three Info Age Projects

  1. Cave painting finger painting/charades – partly because I came up with it, but mostly because I think it would be a good way to bring balance to the way most of us have focused on the class. Most of us are pretty interested in modern technology i.e. social media, propaganda campaigns, radio broadcasting, […]

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