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Are You an Active Citizen?

EMILY BUELLESBACH | OPINION COLUMNIST

Recently I had to write an essay in my Political Communication class examining if I am an active citizen or not. 530 more words

Opinion

Teenage Suicide and Social Media

A high school student says phones are a “vital connection,” not just a problem. Also: E-scooters and the disabled; combating fatal infections.

Published: December 6, 2019 at 01:29AM… 70 more words

NYT

(4) Works Cited

Bridle, James. New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future. Brooklyn, NY. Verso, 2018.

Bromwich, Jonah Engel. “A Manifesto for Opting Out of an Internet-Dominated World.” The New York Times, 30 Apr. 156 more words

University Of Toronto

(3) Finding Ways to Increase Connection: Combatting the Attention Economy

Date created Dec. 4, 2019

In our week on Attention, we expressed dissatisfaction with Odell’s concept of deepened attention, criticizing that she failed to provide any concrete examples of what this deepened attention looks like. 3,399 more words

University Of Toronto

(2) The Case for Nothing: Doing Nothing in a Social Media World

Date created Oct. 19, 2019

Lately, I’ve been feeling trapped. I thought I knew why, but when it came down to it, I’d be sitting in my room with free time (which initially was the problem) feeling bored, anxious, depressed, excited, spontaneous, and disconnected with nothing to do about it. 2,920 more words

University Of Toronto

(1) Keep it Simple: Situating Jenny Odell's How To Do Nothing

Date created Dec. 3, 2019

As I’m sure it was the case for many of you as it was for myself, this project was daunting because it’s unusual that we are left to our own devices in a conservative university such as UofT when creating final projects. 2,961 more words

University Of Toronto

Daily Crunch: Imgur launches an app for gaming memes

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can… 371 more words

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