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Technology, Speed, and Power

Alvin Toffler’s 1970 book, Future Shock, popularized the title phrase and the concept which it named, that technology was responsible for the disorienting and dizzying quality of the pace of life in late twentieth century industrialized society. 2,479 more words


The Visual and the Virtual

Part Three

The third and final part of Paul Virilio’s Open Sky was our assignment for today.  It was a bit easier to get through with the two previous sections as practice. 645 more words

Digital Communications

Our Technological Revolution: Good or Bad?

Open Sky by Paul Virilio was a bit of a challenge to decipher, so bear with me as I give my interpretation of it. Hopefully, at least some of it is on the right track.   1,080 more words

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