The Work Of Others

Nethaniel talks about how technology can’t be neutral, by arguing that it can be neutral (basically pitting Adrian and Jason against one another), and state that “although certain technologies may appear more suited to particular tasks, this is based on the individuals perception of the technology, anchored to their understanding of the cultural and social practices, associated with such a technology historically… Therefore the affordances of any given technology are only as prominent as the users’ understanding of their existence.”

Brady promotes his dad’s company as a way to subtly talk about backlinking. Which he then links to. Clever.

And Amy talks about the overwhelming dominance of heterosexuality in mainstream media, and the need to be more diverse in this respect. I agree, and her post made me think about how we – as future media professionals – might have the capabilities to change this. That would be nice, yeah?




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