Archive | March, 2011

Can They Google China

In class this week we discussed Siva Vaidhayanathan’s The Googlization of Everything, and how Google has an amazing effect on how things are presented on the Internet. He does a great job explaining his point, and the class seemed to agree with his statements, for the most part, as well. What really sparked my curiosity was when […]

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I Want a Kindle, But I’ll Keep My Books Too

In class this week we discussed Caleb Crain’s Twilight Of The Books, and while I do not agree with his argument that people read less now than they did 50 years ago, it did spark a conversation that interested me, about the end of books made from wood pulp. The reason this interested me is […]

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I Like Headlines

I use Yahoo as my homepage, because I like the random stories below the search bar, and the list of topics that are trending now. Yahoo has broken more news stories to me than any other source in the last two years, and I appreciate that very much. It may not be the best search engine, […]

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The Network is Way Better Than Cursive

When I was in second grade my teacher announced that, now that we knew how to write, it was time to learn cursive. A nicer looking, in some people’s opinion, way of expressing yourself using the English language. I hated it, the whole time I had to use it, but when I got to 8th grade, […]

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Taking A Look At Me Now

My first blog entry ever was, How often do normal people shout at each other?,  about online behavior. It was not something I would read if I came across it online. It is all just my opinion, and there are no links to support what I am saying. The only saving grace of the article is […]

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