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    Pet Your Dog Manjoo

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    Summary: Farhad Manjoo wrote an essay called “No, I Do Not Want to Pet Your Dog”, what he talks about in this essay is the issue with dogs. He says that they are a hazard and are dirty, he also mentions that he dislikes that dogs are now everywhere including gyms, restaurants, supermarkets, malls, museums, and even offices. Manjoo points out that dog owners do not discipline their dogs, so they do not have manners. “What if I just want to go through my workday without being slobbered on by an animal?” he argues. “The dog is sure to come around you, get between your legs, rub against your thigh, take a nap on your feet, or do some other annoying thing” He complains. Response: In the essay that Farhad wrote he mentions that he dislikes…

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    In the essay “No, I Do Not Want to Pet Your Dog” written by Farhad Manjoo talks about how Manjoo is not a dog person; additionally, he goes into detail about how dogs are a problem in today’s society. A point Manjoo talks about is how dogs rule urban America and he is being serious. Dog owners allow their animals to run rampant and do whatever they want to do. Throughout the essay the problem is mentioned at the real people at fault are the pet owners themselves. As the story progresses the…

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    The Article, “Truth Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society” by Farhad Manjoo argues that we live in an era of selective perception. We as viewers expect for all information on the news to be beneficial towards us and trustworthy. Yet, news publications can be tainted, similar to all types of media. Manjoo explains the concept of Video News Releases, which is a short clip of marketing propaganda disguised as a real news due to its language and style. In fact, each of these news segments…

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    that the meal will be consumed in the presence of a smacker. A smacker can be defined as: the person at the dinner table that parts their lips noisily in eager anticipation of food, drink, or other pleasures. If there were ever a someone that could ruin good food, it would be the person too focused on the food and totally disregarding the awful noises coming from their muzzle. My hatred for smackers can most closely be compared to Farhad Manjoo’s hatred for dogs in the short essay: No, I Do Not…

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    American Giant

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    American Giant and the Aggregate Demand In 2012 entrepreneur and founder of the San Francisco based apparel start-up American Giant, Bayard Winthrop called a New York Times technology columnist, Farhad Manjoo boasting of his own world’s best hooded sweatshirt. The columnist agreed to interview Winthrop about his sweatshirt and business in what turned out to be nothing like expected. Winthrop reminisced about an old Navy sweatshirt that his dad had given to him decades earlier that his still…

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    transportation. If some transit users are cast aside for a different type of transit user then the distribution of transportation is not equally shared. A type of unequal distribution of transportation can be the use of privately own transportation for the accumulation of profits, such as Leap. Certain users are able to afford this kind of transportation while others may not. Farhad Manjoo notes in his article, “Behind the Failure of Leap Transit’s Gentrified Buses in San Francisco” the…

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    safe and comfortable for users to share information and that the key to his success was simply control (Zuckerberg 300). To ensure that privacy is their number one concern Facebook enforces tens of billions of privacy checks each day and continues to update their resources for better results (301). Mark states that even if Facebook had an unscathed privacy record people would continue to question whether they are actually safe from harm (300). The second major perspective goes to those who…

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    This particular section of twitter users is discussed by journalist Farhad Manjoo in his 2010 article, “How Black People Use Twitter”, where he notes that young Black users tend to have a much tighter network of interactivity, saying that “They form tighter clusters on the network—they follow one another more readily, they retweet each other more often, and more of their posts are @-replies—posts directed at other users. It's this behavior, intentional or not, that gives black people—and in…

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    Farhad Manjoo, a columnist at the New York Times, furthers this idea by stating, “We have decided, as a society, to rush headlong into a world ruled by digital devices, continually weighing convenience versus safety. We’re constantly storing more of our important information on more new kinds of hardware run by more complicated software. All of it is increasingly interdependent, which makes the whole ecosystem more vulnerable” (Manjoo). Websites and software programs are interconnected more than…

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    But how well do you think someone is going to observe a teacher by just watching for a few minutes? How will they truly see the way the teachers perform in the classroom? There is no way someone can observe a teachers stable and fun relationship with their students in just a few minutes of watching the class. Why can’t the students make these decisions instead? After all, we are the ones who spend the most time with the teachers during the year. In an article from The New York Times “Grading…

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