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    Social Media Privacy

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    quickly information can spread through social media. Technological convergence provides us access to more things than we could ever imagine. With little effort we can check our bank accounts, stream Netflix, video chat with friends all over the world, and read a book on our phones. This is due to what Jenkins refers to as Convergence Culture. Convergence culture is defined as an era where old and new media collide and multiple forms of media merge together. One of Jenkins main focuses’ is on technological convergence and how even traditional content is now becoming digitalized. In his book Convergence Culture, we see an example of technological convergence with an anticipated Bollywood film. “Rok Sako To Rok Lo (2004), was screened in its entirety to movie buffs in Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and other parts of India through EDGE-enabled mobile phones with live video streaming facility. This is believed to be the first time that a feature film had been fully accessible via mobile phones,” (Jenkins 4). Movies no longer need passive media like a traditional theater to be accessed. Through the convergence of technology people have the ability to view a new film right on their personal phones. As Jenkins explains, consumers play a huge role in convergence as they strive to find new media and ways to connect. Individuals are the ones creating new ways of access and converging media. Through technological convergence we can do so many more things with just one…

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    Imax Innovation Case Study

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    This class, though we spent the majority of time talking about innovation, both sustaining and disruptive, was at its heart a class about convergence. In layman’s terms, convergence is the coming together of two or more distinct entities or experiences. There are three main lenses through which we at convergence, technological, economic, and cultural. Technological convergence occurs when existing technologies come together in a way that inspires new use or creates new applications. An example…

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    Multi Modal Media

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    & Deuze 2001). Essentially, network journalism is a new sub-genre of media, allowed to come about as a result of the internet and the massive number of users on it (Bardoel & Deuze 2001). Quite simply, this concept can be broken down into three core ways that it is changing popular culture. The first, according to the source, is that it has the potential to make the journalist as an intermediary force in democracy somewhat superfluous (Bardoel & Deuze 2001). This convergence of media, according…

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    through dramatization and rhetorical vision. “Rhetorical vison is considered to be construction of a groups world view”. Once engaged in the fantasy, the theme itself creates a cohesiveness within the group. He incorporated fantasy themes into his theory called symbolic convergence theory, which involves “sharing group fantasies that create symbolic…

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    The Maya Collapse

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    results in the perseveration of sediment integrity and thus, provided the geologists with a natural clock to determine when the sediments were laid down using yearly resolution (Peterson and Haug 2005, 324). It has been argued that the rainfall record of Cariaco Basin cannot provide insight on the rainfall record of most Maya sites because of the distance between the locations: for example, the site at Tikal, Guatemala which is 2,700 kilometers away from the Cariaco Basin (Aimers 2011, 45).…

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    route, the ultimate goal is improving the communication between humans and technology should only serve as a vehicle in that interaction and she never consider interaction to become between human and machine, so Davidson had that assumes the imminent boundary of interaction. At the same time, the proliferation of the Technology has already made Turkle aware about the blurring the line between humans and the machines. While scientists and technology buffs have declared Singularity as a completion…

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    The structure-performance paradigm of industrial economy has been one of the most popular conceptual framework models in analyzing competitive advantages of firms. Porter’s Five Forces epitomize these frameworks, which only focus on analyzing suppliers, customers and the threats of a new entry in the market. While these theoretical frameworks have been helpful in providing insightful information, they hardly reveal the prevailing logic of value creation. As a result, new bases of competitive…

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    as if I think the risk is that A.I. would develop a will of its own right off the bat. I think the concern is that someone may use it in a way that is bad.” Musk then explains that the merging of humans with computers is the solution, “If we can effectively merge with A.I. by improving the neural link between your cortex and the digital extension of yourself, which...already exists — it just has a bandwith issue — then effectively, you become an A.I./human symbiote. And if that, then, is…

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    everything we want to know streamed directly into our brains. While this sounds like an amazing chance for medical advancement this is also an amazing chance for corporate America to use the implants to their advantage advertising in our sleep sending messages directly to our brain. Not to mention that since our brain is controlled by electric pulses putting a machine in there leads to the possibility of mind control and controlling people without their knowledge. Luckily we are not at this…

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    Hearing Loss Around thirty-two million people in the United States have hearing losses of some degree. Of this number, approximately two million people have hearing losses severe enough to be considered deaf. We define the word “deaf,” as either partially or completely lacking in the sense of hearing (Lytle & Rovins). Throughout history, there have been many technological advances invented to aid the deaf, such as assistive devices, sign language, hearing aids and cochlear plants and…

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