Author: Wander

@tooinvolved?

The word creepy can mean something different for each person. To me creepy means knowing too much information about something that doesn’t involve yourself that would make someone else feel uncomfortable. After reading “Why Snapchat is Already Giving Up on Not Being ‘Creepy‘,” my definition of creepy seemed to be correct in the sense of…

Check it Out! Tech’s Frightful Five: They’ve Got Us

Farhad Manjoo’s article “Tech’s Frightful Five: They’ve Got Us” touches upon the idea that much of the technology we use today is controlled by 5 major companies. Not everyone’s may be the same 5 companies, but we are controlled by some 5. Manjoo suggest that Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Alphabet are those companies for himself.…

@googleme

When first seeing this assignment I thought that I would already know what was on the internet about me. As a curious kid, I had looked up my name on the internet a few times before. I expected to see pictures and articles about the bronze project I did for girls scouts in fifth grade…

@aswemaythink

Even though “As We May Think” was written over 70 years ago, the author, Bush, makes some really good points about machines and technology. He mentions ideas of the benefits science has brought to society and looks at the ways information is passed to others though technology. Bush (1945) also states that technology finds a…

@thoughtsbeforehand

Entering this course, I am expecting to learn about the “behind the scenes” of the web. This includes where our posts, searches, emails, etc. are all stored, what benefits come from others keeping our information, and who looks at our data. Throughout this course I expect my perspective on my use of technology to grow…
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