Alvin Toffler

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  • New Media Content Analysis

    such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. they are not only able to produce but also distribute their content. The essay will discuss how easy access to information, sharing and collaboration has given the freedom for users to create their own media, or their own media interpretation which leads to problems such as ownership and copyrights. However it is unfair to dismiss that freedom to produce enables people to interact and correspond efficiently within different platforms. Creative participation is a very crucial aspect of our daily routine and mediating or trying to control the media produced by people suppresses the freedom of speech, and the freedom to create. As people are becoming “prosumers”, the term coined by futurologist Alvin Toffler, and they are in power to entirely customise the content of the media it can no longer be clear weather the information and the content that is consumed has been verified. According to Clay Shirky “everytime a consumer joins the new media landscape, a producer does too”. (Shirky, 2009) New media allows people not only to keep up and inform themselves but it also allows them to constantly produce the product for the digital media platforms using our phones, laptops , tablets and such. Media in the 20th century was very different to the media today, before there was the media that was “good at creating conversations” (Shirky, 2009) and is bad at “creating groups” (Shirky, 2009) and “media that is good at creating groups is no good…

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  • Globalization Of Education In America By Alvin Toffler

    As the world becomes more advances, some people tend to adapt along and some does not. Alvin Toffler, an American write and a futurist, stated, “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who can 't learn, relearn, and unlearn.” In his quote, he implies that those who cannot learn, relearn, and unlearn are illiterate because their knowledge are basic and is not advance like the other people Toffler refer to as “those”. According to Alvin Toffler,…

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  • Chipmunks Research Paper

    Could chipmunks and squirrels be the same animal? Well alvin and the chipmunks were great dancers and singers do you think these hamsters do? Well chipmunks might not dance but they do communicate by making noises. Chipmunks are small mammals, that live all around the world, with a diet that is important for Earth, and intriguing lifestyle. They are cute small animals that can do much, just like squirrels. But their are some interesting facts about them that you probably didn’t know about them. …

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  • Alvin Ailey: Modern Dance

    Saki Hinaga Dance 100 Theory Outline Argumentative Research Statement: The purpose of this project is to show summary of how Alvin Ailey popularized modern dance around the world in 20th century. This project will focus on how his thought and works motivated African American people for their dreams and influenced people as not only a dancer but also a humanist. Theoretical Approach Argument: The theoretical approach in this research of this project is race and culture. In the Mid 20th…

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  • Native American Dance: Lester Horton Technique

    modern dance. Horton created his own dance company in 1932 called “Lester Horton Dancers” (also known as The Lester Horton California Ballets briefly, and The Horton Dance Group in 1934). The dance troupe was inter-racial, which in the 1930s, was decades before its time. In his 1995 autobiography, Revelations, Alvin Ailey wrote, “What it came down to was that, for Lester, his art was much more important than the color of a dancer’s skin.” To pay for his academic career and his dance…

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  • Modern Dance Performance Analysis

    Two modern dance masters of the twentieth century, Merce Cunningham (1919 - 2009) and Alvin Ailey (1931 - 1989) both deceased and both from entirely different backgrounds, created genius compositions of movement and interpretation as exhibited on stage through their chosen art, modern dance. Suite for Five by Merce Cunningham (1956) and Revelations by Alvin Ailey (1960) were considered to be some of their greatest compositions and although the pieces were created and performed within four years…

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  • An Example Of True Courage In World War I Hero

    He was born in Pall Mall, tennessee. Living by the Wolf River, he started hunting on it and became an expert marksman. Meanwhile, dropped out of school to go work in his dad's blacksmith shop. He developed a reputation of drinking and getting into fights. In 1917 he was given a draft notice. His strong religious beliefs caused him to attempt exemption, but his plea was not granted (“Commentary on Alvin C. York”). While on a mission in the Argonne Forest, Alvin was assigned to take down one…

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  • Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue Analysis

    Moonlight is a 2016 film directed by Barry Jenkins, based on In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, an unpublished play by Tarell Alvin McCraney. The story follows a Chiron, a black boy growing up in Miami, through three distinct vignettes. These vignettes, spaced about ten years apart, depict Chiron’s childhood through young adulthood, as he struggles with poverty, trauma, bullies, and his own crystalizing sense of sexuality and masculinity. From a sociological perspective, the film is…

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  • Heidi Toffler Concept

    III. TOFFLER’S CONCEPT Famous futurists like Alvin Toffler and Heidi Toffler have quoted that, “a military revolution, in its fullest scene, occurs only, when an entire society transforms itself, forcing its armed forces to change at every level simultaneously from technology and culture to organization, strategy, tactics, training, doctrine and logistics” Alvin and Heidi Tofflers' scenario portrays a world once bisected into First Wave (agrarian) and Second Wave (industrial) powers changing…

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  • Alvin Toffler's Future Shock

    In 1970, Alvin Toffler was fearful of a world where people were overrun by technology, unable to adapt to the cyber-climate of their own creation. Toffler published a book entitled "Future Shock", and in it described that, as a human race, we were evolving technology too quickly for our minds to catch up with. But has the time of future shock subsided in light of the 21st century? Some believe that we have been overrun by our own inventions, but my studies have told me that this might not be…

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