Monthly Archives: October 2010

We’re All Equal in the Global Sphere; Some of Us Are Just More Equal

No-one can deny the power of media to precipitate change, even in a world awash with global disasters that would make audience fatigue understandable (almost). It’s ability to illuminate, to evoke empathy and sympathy and to make real for audiences that which is far … Continue reading

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The Future is Noöw!

Come with me, oh followers! Let us travel to a place where our thoughts, information, and ideas combine to form “a web of living thought”! The moment of super-psychic abilities is upon us!  Soon, a synthesis will occur, and people … Continue reading

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How far we are from cosmopolitan publics?

As Chouliararki addresses the symbolic power of transnational media, which could potentially promote the visibility of distant suffering, I am not sure whether I am optimistic or skeptical about her hypothesis. But I do see our everyday lives are being … Continue reading

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Texting for Haiti

“There is nothing, nothing at all, no aid… It’s an abomination, all the world can see what is happening but we have no help.” This quote from Henry Narces, 44, appeared in an article published in the NY Daily News, … Continue reading

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Revolutionary or Radical

Satellites have been used as a strategic power tool for nation-states, but with the implementation of Google Earth, satellite imagery has been democratized allowing the public to use satellite imagery themselves. This has caused great implications, especially for nation-states as … Continue reading

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My computer-my lover

What is network? According to Arsenault, she says that the networks could be summarized as the study of relationship., to be more specific, about who is associated with whom, why, and to what social effect. One of the simplest terms … Continue reading

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The Power of Invisible Scripts

    An old acquaintance of mine, Ramit Sethi, who also happens to be a successful financial blogger, New York Times bestselling author, and Stanford graduate with a  background in psychology (cue: namedrop + shameless plug) recently wrote a post entitled … Continue reading

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