Monthly Archives: January 2016

Bulgarelli: Week #2 Blog Post

After reading “The Web is Dead, Long Live the Internet” I thought a lot about interactions with technology. I thought about this last week when we were meant to catalog our involvement for one day. In high school, my AP … Continue reading

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Tattooed on the Internet: The Permanent and Not-So-Private Nature of Facebook

Today I decided to go onto my own Facebook page and creep on myself. As I scrolled down through the weeks, months, and eventually years, the number of cringes rapidly increased. The statuses I posted ranged from awkward and irrelevant … Continue reading

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Blog Post #2

I have a friend who has an eating disorder. I was the first person she told about it and given that I am no doctor or psychologist, I found it difficult to grasp it or react in a helpful way. … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

The article “Facebook: The encyclopedia of beauty?” reminded me of another article published in USA Today last June  that begins by bringing up the point of a woman with a history of an eating disorder who refuses to have an Instagram or … Continue reading

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Webs of Significance

The Internet is something woven impeccably into civilization. Years and years of careful seamwork, teamwork, society’s work. Tout, jab, push the needle and pull the string through; a progressive evolution of what media we view to be valuable, and which … Continue reading

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Force-Feeding: the Social Media Feed and the Loss of Personal Agency

Scrolling mindlessly past pins of vegan chocolate pudding, outfits of the day from Finnish fashion bloggers, and DIY tutorials galore, an image of a modelesque woman clad in a miniscule bikini gives me pause.  Emblazoned beside her leggy frame, hot pink print … Continue reading

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How far away is 6 steps?

Networking is quickly becoming synonymous with power in today’s employment landscape. As the job market becomes increasingly competitive, it becomes difficult for even the most intelligent people to find work appropriately suited for their level of expertise. This is an … Continue reading

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Post #2: How Do I Network?

A pertinent question I find myself asking after reading chapter five of Net Smart: How to Thrive Online by Howard Rheingold is what kind of networking fits for a young job seeker today?  Chapter five, “Social has a Shape: Why … Continue reading

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Week 1 Blog Post – The Duality of the Internet

Each article has a similar, unique duality to it. There seems to be an ongoing struggle—both internally and externally—with the kind of social behavior the internet imposes on us. Is the internet good? Or bad?  Is it helpful? Or harmful? … Continue reading

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Schoenhoff-Blog Post #1

Both Nicholas Carr’s article in The Atlantic and The Huffington Post article highlight today’s unprecedented availability of information; which can, if used responsibly, enrich our lives through greater efficiency accomplishing everyday tasks. Seamless access to information can also go beyond efficiency to … Continue reading

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