Monthly Archives: October 2012

McLuhan Applied, week 5

Abstract McLuhan developed the Laws of Media and used the tetrad as a model to explain this principle.  The future technology selected for this illustration is augmented reality and its integration with field artillery counter fire radar also known as … Continue reading

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Interview with an Academic Apparition, week 4

Abstract McLuhan made several predictions about the future such as the internet.  McLuhan realized with the introduction of technology that humans would change socially and psychologically.  He introduced the ideas of retribalization, the global village, the message is the media, … Continue reading

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Future Technology, Week 3

Future Technology, Week 3 Abstract Augmented Reality (AR) is a progressive technology that will impact commerce, education, the armed forces, medicine, and most aspects of our lives in the next few years.  One of the first technologies expected to be … Continue reading

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Digital Family, Week 2

Digital Family, Week 2 Either “Medusa” or “Sybil” could be representative of my electronic extended family.  My “inner circles” include family and my military family which is like having a split personality.  My children are adults and seldom intermingle with … Continue reading

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Digital Immigrant, Week 1

Digital Immigrant, Week  1 Abstract Whether you are a digital native or digital immigrant, technology coupled with various software and applications is leading to new languages and possibly cultures. This paper will discuss the possibility of new languages and societies … Continue reading

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