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Reflective Paper

Reflective

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Creative Detournement Final Product

        Nike “slave” labor The picture compares the working conditions to that of the Jewish prisoners in work camps during WWII. I felt this was an important topic because these people tend to be forgotten often. People … Continue reading

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Response 13

One idea that I have in regard to the project after reading聽Duncombe鈥檚 piece, is that we should try and stay away from concepts and images that feels or looks the same as mainstream ‘resistance’. People encounter ‘resistance’ everyday, having the … Continue reading

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Couple more

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Project ideas

I had so many ideas for the project, here are three I thought were pretty good. One is stolen from Jordan though, just thought it was so clever, had to make it.

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Some hacktivism I can get behind

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/paris-attacks-anonymous-declares-war-isis-1528882

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Response 12

One of the strategies in the Dominguez piece that he speaks about using, is the use of digital media as well as internet technology to display a sort of nonviolent protest and state that he supported the Zapatistas. They were … Continue reading

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Response 10 and 11

Response 10 I found this image quite interesting. It’s a sort of direct attack on a way of life in America. The iconic white Cadillac and television, what could be more representative of that time period in this country. The … Continue reading

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In Class Prompt

Acts of activism can be fun on many levels. Many of the things that I saw when I was doing searches on “detournemat” were jokes and things that made a solid point while also being quite humorous. Another example of … Continue reading

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Paper

ResearchPaper

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In Class Response

I wasn’t able to get very much work done in just 40 minutes. I was able to access the databases and do a bit of research on my topic. Some of the information that I was able to find seems … Continue reading

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Response 8

1. “”When you’re designed against, you know it””, says Ocean Howell, who teaches architectural history at the University of Oregon, speaking about anti-skateboarding designs. “Other people might not see it, but you will. The message is clear; you are not … Continue reading

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Exploratory Project

ExploratoryProject

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Tech-Lit Narrative

Tech-Lit Narrative

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Response Number 3

I feel that there are many aspects to the concept of a Technopoly that Postman speaks about. One of which is that the aim of Technopoly is to make all aspects of work a sort of science. To remove the … Continue reading

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Response Number 2

1. “It leads to my second qualification. As the spirit of Thamus reminds us, tools have a way of intruding on even the most unified set of cultural beliefs. There are limits to the power of both theology and metaphysics, … Continue reading

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Response 1

1. Hello all! I’m Ahmad Ali, 聽and I’m a computer engineering student here at City Tech. I have a wide variety of interests, ranging from the seemingly obvious, such as diagnosing and repairing computers, to reading and writing poetry. I … Continue reading

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