Monthly Archives: February 2013

Connected Solitude

This week I watched Sherry Turkle’s TED Talk “Connected, but alone?”. (2012).   She expresses concerns that our constant connectedness may have negative consequences for how we relate to each other and to ourselves.  Turkle worries that by constantly texting and … Continue reading

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Digital Footprints

Criminal Minds is one of my favourite television shows. In the show, the character of Penelope Garcia uses her technological skills and access privileges to collect reams of personal data on victims and suspects of crimes being investigated.  This week … Continue reading

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Digital Eclipse

In my personal life, I am a mother, wife, daughter, sister, friend. I am an individual who for the most part is an introvert, likes music and quiet contemplation in nature. At school, I am a teacher, mentor, leader, colleague, … Continue reading

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Knowledge consumer or consumer knowledge?

I am an online consumer. Online consumerism could be defined as the actions of providing or acquiring goods and services in the digital world. I have never really considered myself much of an online shopper, but I have come to … Continue reading

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