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Another Mike Wesch one…

This deals with a ‘vision of students today’

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Week 2 Summary

The film festival for week 2 was quite enjoyable, and was a good way to reflect on some of the themes in the first set of readings. The cyberpunk genre instigated and still forms the basis of the whole digital futuristic vision which is still widespread today. I remember reading William Gibson’s trilogy in the [...]

The Machine is (Changing) Us: YouTube and the Politics of Authenticity -Mike Wesch

A lengthy but worthwhile talk from Mike Wesch- great quote included- ‘in the midst of a fabulous array of historically unprecedented and utterly mind-boggling stimuli……………….whatever’ -(referring to students reaction to the availability of such knowledge)- an old quote but can refer to the attitude of the net generation- the same people who will be empowered [...]