Autonomy in the Online Era

The increase in internet access over recent years has coupled with a large change in the social structure of society. This change creates a rouge that people can hide behind while still feeling safe to express their opinions aloud to the public. A scenario like this...

#3: Autonomy in the Online Era

In a world where personal information is “transparent and trackable” (Richardson 2008) through social media and other internet sites, individual autonomy has arguably become more important than ever. Jeffrey Rosen defines autonomy as that which...

#3: Is Technology Helping or Hurting Personal Autonomy?

New technology has greatly changed communication and the flow of ideas over the past several decades. One person’s idea can now reach the furthest corners of the world in a matter of days when in the past it would have taken much, much longer. This has allowed for...
Blog Post #3: Being Online

Blog Post #3: Being Online

The first blog prompt asked you to think about how technology may be affecting our definition of literacy and rates of literacy in the US. In the second blog prompt, you were asked to consider how social media in particular are affecting workplace situations and the...
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