Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century)
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Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century)
Um olhar sobre os fenômenos culturais do século XXI
(A look at the cultural phenomena of the XXI Century)
Curated by Rogério Rocha
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Is the #internet on the brink of collapse in 2023? By Ben Spencer

Is the #internet on the brink of collapse in 2023? By Ben Spencer | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

Is the internet on the brink of collapse? The web could reach its limit in just eight years and use all of Britain's power supply by 2035, warn scientists.

Leading engineers, physicists and telecoms firms have been summoned to a meeting at London's Royal Society later this month, to discuss what can be done to avert a web crisis.

The internet is heading towards a 'capacity crunch' as it fails to keep up with our demand for ever faster data, scientists have warned.

Leading engineers, physicists and telecoms firms have been summoned to a meeting at London's Royal Society later this month, to discuss what can be done to avert a web crisis.

The boom of internet television, streaming services and ever-more powerful computers has increased the strain on our communications infrastructure. ...

 

 


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The Psychology Of Social Networking [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Psychology Of Social Networking [INFOGRAPHIC] | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway:

1 of every 5 minutes spent online is on social media.

 

I also like the closing line:

Is it social media that we are obsessed with, or is it ourselves?

Ken


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Seven Themes for the Coming Decade

Seven Themes for the Coming Decade | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

Understanding long-term trends is an important tool in identifying opportunities and risks. STEEP analysis looks at the world through five different perspectives – Social, Technological, Economic, Ecological, and Political.

The following are the major themes that are presently shaping the future...


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How to Change Your Facebook Relationship Status Without Alerting Friends

How to Change Your Facebook Relationship Status Without Alerting Friends | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it
Changing your Facebook status from "In a Relationship" to "Single" has become as much a part of the breakup ritual as eating a pint of Ben & Jerry's, getting a dramatic haircut ...

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, March 19, 2013 6:54 AM

It appears that there is now a way to make your relationship changes private.  

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Noam Chomsky – The Purpose of Education

Noam Chomsky – The Purpose of Education | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway

1)“Purpose of an education is to help learners learn on their own.”

2) the other is to indocrinate

3) like a hammer, technology is just a tool.  A hammer doesn't care if it is used to build a house or to crush a skull.  It depends upon the user.

 


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Ken Morrison's comment, August 31, 2012 6:45 PM
Thank you for the rescoop! I've been enjoying your scoops on your site for the past few weeks. I'm glad that I follow your topic.
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Apres's comment, September 1, 2012 3:11 AM
Same here, subjects posted are always interesting.