The ever-changing algorithms behind Facebook provide a simple examples of the way in which the “computer” generates new information. Advertisement feeds, friend feeds, subscription feeds, and, rather spookily, one may even consider them thought feeds; where product placement, friend suggestions, and the debatable choice of which news and/or activity feeds are listed on our preferred landing page, are hardly human-generated. I don’t particularly need to lose weight; my husband certainly doesn’t need Viagra and, no thanks, I don’t want to be the 665,001st subscriber to your Russian pole dancing blog! On the other hand, I am very interested in being your ‘friend’, following the European Debt Crisis, the United States Presidential candidature and listen to your music.
Arguing the concept that Web 3.0 returns the “experts and authorities”, the available technologies, networks and diversity of Apps, facilitate the ease with which human engagement and interaction with technology help shape the very technologies that emerge.
- The choices we make – to include or exclude ourselves and/or others
- What we miss by the choices we make
- Collectively, we create an exotropic force
- If the concept of a “metaverse” is the convergence of the Virtual and physical worlds, in reality, it is up to us to make it so.
- The semantic web (Web 4.0) looms
- OneNote is more intuitive, contains a larger filing system and affords greater privacy and security than EverNote
- As the 2nd largest search engine, You Tube video upload limitations (8mb) restrict the type of content that can be viewed.
- Module 1
- Acceptance of my proposal for developing a “Social Media” strategy for an organisation close to my heart: Ecological Agriculture Association of Australia (EAAA)
- Blogger is proving to be quick and easy, offering different methods for achieving the same goal, despite it’s occasional awkward nature.
- Human life is human connection
- We are the agency of our connections.