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The culture of the copy by James Panero - The New Criterion

The culture of the copy by James Panero - The New Criterion | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
On the printing press, the Internet & the impact of duplication.
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Whither Cultural Critics? - Pacific Standard

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Whither Cultural Critics?
Pacific Standard
WITHOUT DIPPING INTO TOO much armchair sociology, let me state the obvious: the Internet has dramatically changed the role of the cultural critic.
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This is the Modem World: Seven levels of nerd hierarchy - Engadget

This is the Modem World: Seven levels of nerd hierarchy - Engadget | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
This is the Modem World: Seven levels of nerd hierarchy Engadget You were grouped into a subculture that enjoyed all things electronic, idolized Brian Tochi, knew who Steve Wozniak was and could explain why Weird Science was not a nerd revenge...
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Five books on privacy - Washington Post

Five books on privacy
Washington Post
Sennett brilliantly invokes history and sociology on behalf of his arresting thesis: that as the private has usurped the public sphere, individuals and society have suffered.
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Good books to check out with regard to recent news.

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For Muslims, Internet Use Leads To Favorable Views Of The West, Per Survey - Huffington Post

For Muslims, Internet Use Leads To Favorable Views Of The West, Per Survey - Huffington Post | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
For Muslims, Internet Use Leads To Favorable Views Of The West, Per Survey Huffington Post Internet users in the countries surveyed tended to be younger, better educated, and male, but even Muslims who were not in these categories were more likely...
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What It's Like to Be a Cyborg, As Explained by a Cyborg - Motherboard (blog)

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What It's Like to Be a Cyborg, As Explained by a Cyborg
Motherboard (blog)
Neil Harbisson is one of the world's first bona fide cyborgs.
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In Cyberspace, No One Can Hear You Scream - Infosecurity Magazine

In Cyberspace, No One Can Hear You Scream - Infosecurity Magazine | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
In Cyberspace, No One Can Hear You Scream Infosecurity Magazine In the last twenty years we have seen many significant changes: connectivity has massively increased; the variety of services, users and devices comprising the internet has...
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One of the first religions inspired by the internet - io9 - io9

One of the first religions inspired by the internet - io9 - io9 | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
One of the first religions inspired by the internet - io9 io9 In Sweden and elsewhere, Kopimism and the Free Culture movement are tied closely to the Pirate Party—which was itself borne out of Swedes being appalled by the US MPAA efforts to force a...
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Hmmm? Weird, but Sweden has been in the forefront of much of development.

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What Happens When You Die on the Internet? - Pacific Standard

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What Happens When You Die on the Internet?
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You exist on the Internet. At least, if you're reading this you almost definitely do. You communicate with people over email.
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Digital Dualism and Lived Experience: Everyday Ontology Produces Everyday Ethics

Digital Dualism and Lived Experience: Everyday Ontology Produces Everyday Ethics | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
In a recent post titled “Digital Dualism of the Real,” Nathan Jurgenson (@nathanjurgenson) wonders if there are several kinds of digital dualisms and, if so, how we should label them.
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Laurakhoury's curator insight, April 11, 2013 8:54 AM

Very interesting discussion points below. Laura

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Web 1.0, Web 2.0, Web 3.0 - The way it was, the way it is, the way it will be.

Web 1.0, Web 2.0, Web 3.0 - The way it was, the way it is, the way it will be. | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
Web 1.0, Web 2.0, Web 3.0 - The way it was, the way it is, the way it will be.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Cybercom Builds Teams for Offense, Defense in Cyberspace - Department of Defense

Cybercom Builds Teams for Offense, Defense in Cyberspace - Department of Defense | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
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Cybercom Builds Teams for Offense, Defense in Cyberspace
Department of Defense
WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 – As escalating rounds of exploits and attacks mar the strategic landscape of cyberspace, U.S.
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More kids going mobile to access the Internet - KVUE

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KVUE
More kids going mobile to access the Internet
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A new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds that 78 percent of young people, ages 12 to 17, now have cell phones.
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Digital Dualisms of the Real

Digital Dualisms of the Real | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
Watching the ideas materialize, disseminate, get knocked down and picked back up all in near real time is either the greatest advantage digital dualism theory has, or its biggest downfall—its best feature or worst flaw.
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What Will the Future Hold for Cyborgs, the Fusion of Humans and Machines? - Science Daily (press release)

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What Will the Future Hold for Cyborgs, the Fusion of Humans and Machines?
Science Daily (press release)
July 11, 2013 — Cyborgs are gradually working their way into our lives.
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The Emerging Culture of Surveillance - Tablet Magazine

Tablet Magazine The Emerging Culture of Surveillance Tablet Magazine Under the classified program revealed Thursday, the federal government has been secretly collecting information on foreigners overseas for nearly six years from the nation's...
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luiy's curator insight, June 10, 2013 12:30 PM

The internet–and the alleged world beyond the internet–is abuzz as the public, its intellectuals, and its runners-up debate the recent leaks about secret surveillance programs.

Under the classified program revealed Thursday, the federal government has been secretly collecting information on foreigners overseas for nearly six years from the nation’s largest Internet companies like Google, Facebook and, most recently, Apple, in search of national security threats. The revelation came just hours after government officials acknowledged a separate seven-year effort to sweep up records of telephone calls inside the United States.

The reaction has been varied with some people seeing this as a continuation of old policies, an effort to protect Americans, and otherwise, not a big deal, while others viewing the ordeal as a serious affront to American rights to privacy mixed with betrayal by complicit companies

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What Big Data Means For Big Cities - NPR

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What Big Data Means For Big Cities
NPR
When this happens, the scope and power of the new technology can't be fully appreciated until after we have embedded it in our culture. Big Data is all that and much, much more.
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The internet archaeologists digging up the digital dark age - Irish Times

The internet archaeologists digging up the digital dark age - Irish Times | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
Irish Times The internet archaeologists digging up the digital dark age Irish Times As well as projects such as that under way at Cern, there are more whimsical sites, such as internetarchaeology.org, that collect “artefacts of early internet...
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Wired Magazine XKCD Embodies Nerd Culture to Rule the Web Comics Universe - Wired

Wired Magazine XKCD Embodies Nerd Culture to Rule the Web Comics Universe - Wired | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
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Wired Magazine XKCD Embodies Nerd Culture to Rule the Web Comics Universe
Wired
One of the first tech-themed comics, NetBoy, debuted in 1994 and featured stick figures commenting on Internet culture.
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Newest Word to Take on Orwellian Overtones in Internet Age: “Trust” - American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)

Newest Word to Take on Orwellian Overtones in Internet Age: “Trust” - American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog) | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
Newest Word to Take on Orwellian Overtones in Internet Age: “Trust” American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog) In society, it is a currency that helps create a prosperous and efficient economy and culture, as thinkers such as...
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One on One: Douglas Rushkoff on Everything Happening Now - New York Times (blog)

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One on One: Douglas Rushkoff on Everything Happening Now
New York Times (blog)
Before he taught at New York University and the New School, he was an early fan of the Internet. “I was a slacker, and it ...
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Socio-cultural impacts of modern information communication technologies - The Citizen Daily

Socio-cultural impacts of modern information communication technologies - The Citizen Daily | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
Socio-cultural impacts of modern information communication technologies The Citizen Daily The Internet, Global System of Mobile Telecommunication (GSM), and Satellite Communication (cable TV networks) are perhaps the most influential of all...
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Over 500m devices connected to internet in U.S. - SlashGear

Over 500m devices connected to internet in U.S. - SlashGear | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
A new analysis performed by The NPD Group shows that the United States has hit an impressive milestone. There are currently over 500 million internet-connected
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Theorizing The Web: Data Serfs vs. Data Lords and Free Speech vs. Banning ... - Betabeat

Theorizing The Web: Data Serfs vs. Data Lords and Free Speech vs. Banning ... - Betabeat | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
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Toward a Complex, Realistic, and Moral Tech Criticism - The Atlantic

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Toward a Complex, Realistic, and Moral Tech Criticism The Atlantic He rails against the idea that this force shapes things autonomously, or that it has any inherent qualities, or that we have to listen to what "the Internet" wants on a topic like...
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Why There's No Mass Protest Over Government Surveillance - TechCrunch

Why There's No Mass Protest Over Government Surveillance - TechCrunch | sociology of the Web | Scoop.it
TechCrunch Why There's No Mass Protest Over Government Surveillance TechCrunch The same Internet flash lobby has spontaneously organized over free access to academic research, a Wikipedia slander law in Malaysia, and a sedition law in the...
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