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Reflective Writing Log

Writing the final paper has been a fairly smooth process for me so far. However, I am struggling with the research aspect of the assignment. I’m having a really tough time finding appropriate sources and deciphering how they apply to … Continue reading

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Preparation #2

The idea of having to complete a “digital essay” excites me yet daunts me at the same time. I’m glad we were assigned a digital essay because it seems intriguing and it’s a definite diversion from writing class normalcy. Writing … Continue reading

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Free Choice Blog

I just finished reading Chapter 7 of Now You See It, and I must say that this chapter has been my favorite so far. I’m really intrigued by the idea of crowd sourcing and mass collaboration, and Davidson’s account of … Continue reading

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Presentation Notes on “Rice” by geniwate

The work I chose is “Rice” by geniwate, and I chose it because I found it to be very fascinating. I felt like it took me on a journey. Even though “Rice” contains mostly photos, it’s hard to not formulate … Continue reading

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Reflective Writing Blog for Paper #2

I have many concerns with Paper #2. My revising is going well, but at times I feel like my ideas are too similar to Cathy Davidson’s ideas. For example, she thinks crowdsourcing and iPods can be very valuable to a … Continue reading

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Reading Log

For this reading log, I’d like to focus on Chapter 6 of The Shallows. I thought the anecdotes on pages 102-103 about how people felt after first reading on a Kindle were especially intriguing. On 103, Steven Johnson states “I … Continue reading

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The Shallows

Reading Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows has been an interesting experience for me because I can identify with what he writes about. I first started using a computer when I was about eight years old, and in retrospect, I must admit … Continue reading

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