Technology

1.Has Technology made something obsolete? Research and Share …do not post the obvious ..impress me with your research > Conversation Starter With the onset of computer-generated images, it is now
easier and cheaper for Film Production Houses to create crowd scenes without using real people (making movie extras jobs obsolete). Share interesting finds like this here do not state the obvious
things like digital cameras and film cameras or wristwatches etc. The idea in this discussion is to dig out the not-so-obvious facts and share it with others>
2.Has a recent technology changed a certain social behavior? Discuss an example. Technologically deterministic language still exists in many technology related advertisements and marketing
campaigns. Research, Identify and share what you find with the class > Conversation Starter The decline of eye contact with the rise of smart phones use is well-documented. Check this
article:http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/celebrity-life/royals/the-queen-is-sick-of-smartphones-and-misses-eye-contact-from-crowds-us-ambassador-spills/news-
story/c248b3f5d61473ed99e6150cOcc7d0c2 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Error! Hyperlink reference not valid. On a lighter note: Check out the FedEx TV Commercial, ‘Good News,
Bad News’ : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0-0CuN8MycLinks to an external site.

3. Technologically deterministic language still exists in many technology related advertisements and marketing campaigns. Research, Identify and share what you find with the class (see my example
below)

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