Speechless – Technology Speaks Up #edcmooc

Good feelings guaranteed. This one will make you smile and appreciate technology. In all the videos that we have been discussing over the last couple of weeks, we have looked at varying representations of utopia, dystopia, technological determinism and what have you. However, when I first saw this shared on… Read Full Post

New Media – The Tentacles Of Technology #edcmooc

New Media Humanity in the tentacles of technology, A totally dystopian representation of a world that is on the mercy of technology, in my view. This video is quite similar to the Bendito Machine, or perhaps, can even be called a logical sequel to it, following the dystopian view-pint. While… Read Full Post

A Thursday ? No, This Is Water ! #edcmooc

Thursday As I watched this video, for a moment I could not but help recalling the opening scene of another video that I had watched just a few days ago. The video was based on David Foster Wallace’s famous 2005 Kenyon Commencement Address speech, and opens with this short story… Read Full Post

Utopian vs Dystopian – Two Sides Of The Same Coin #edcmooc

After having watched all the four suggested videos posted under Popular Cultures, I am still trying to analyze my thoughts on the Utopian as well as Dystopian views on technology, as depicted in the videos. Being a lover of computers as well as technology, my approach to technology has largely… Read Full Post

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