Chapter 1 Clay Shirky Reflection

Clay Shirky starts his book “Here Comes Everybody” with a story about a stolen cell phone to illustrate that humans can gather into organized groups without monetary incentives or formal management. All that is necessary for this is social media and people that believe in a common cause. This story is a perfect example of how social […]

Response to McSweeny’s articles

The two articles we read are meant to be extremely satirical yet they hold a grain of truth about modern writing in the 21st century. In the Syllabus article, Robert Lanham pokes fun of young people preferring simplified internet speak while blogging, tweeting, and interacting on facebook. He states that we are in the post-print age and […]