Author Archives: Briana Roldan

Final Reflective paper

I am so grateful to have taken this course with all of you. It has been very enlightening and fun and I am a bit saddened to have to let it go. I hope you to see you guys in … Continue reading

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Creative Detournement

Infographic: Culture Jam: Inspirational:

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Response 15

I had some trouble with trying to figure out what I wanted my inspirational message to be and I’m still struggling with it a bit. For this poster,I wanted an image that really makes someone think about how our actions … Continue reading

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Updated Culture Jam

Here is my culture jams that I have been working on. I am not completely done with it and it does not portray all of the things that I would like it to have, I know that I need to … Continue reading

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Infographic Draft

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Group Work (Briana& Simone) 5/4/16

Helpful points of infographics: States purpose of the infographic briefly at the top of the image In a visual sense, the picture of the American flag is used as the graph that holds the information Has an understandable legend that … Continue reading

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Response 13

Infographic: For my infographic I am still unsure about where i want it to go and exactly what I want I want it to look like. I’m still debating what type of background I’m going to use. I know that … Continue reading

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Classwork-4/13/2016

Reading Connection The readings on the Creative D√©tournement project are quite interesting. The Beautiful Trouble Piece explains what creative d√©tournement is and its connection to the “pepper spray cop” piece, while the creative cultural resistance piece goes into detail about … Continue reading

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Response 11

Passage 1: “Alfred North Whitehead summed it up best when he remarked that the greatest invention of the nineteenth century was the idea of invention itself. We had learn¬†how to do things and the question of why we invent things … Continue reading

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Response 10

“Do Artifcats Have Politics?”-Langdon Winner ‚ÄúThe roots of unavoidable authoritarianism are, he argues, deeply implanted in the human involvement with science and technology. ‚ÄúIf man, by dint of his knowledge and inventive genius, has subdued the forces of nature, the … Continue reading

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Issue Paper

My issue paper is about substance abuse and treatment facilities. It targets specific areas of treatment facilities and factors that lead to substance abuse. This paper was fairly difficult to write for me because of schdule and work load of … Continue reading

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Response 9

Part 1: “Anti-Homeless Spikes” Photo This photo was taken in Downtown, Brooklyn between Jay Street and Myrtle Avenue. It is a part of a small, square common area full of benches that look exactly like this one. This small space … Continue reading

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Response 8

“How a Whistleblower brought down Chicago Police Chief” “But just because both the family and the police wanted a tape suppressed doesn’t make it law. Journalists and activists were demanding the tape’s release under the Illinois” Freedom of Information Act(FOIA), … Continue reading

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Response 7

What Does Bartleby Want? I have read “Bartleby the Scrivener” multiple times, it is one of my favorite short stories. I even wrote an analysis paper on it in high school and I have barely thought about what Bartleby wants. … Continue reading

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EXploratory Paper Submission

Exploratory Paper Three topics: Deforestation Drug addiction within teens in rural/urban areas Embedded Journalism While writing this paper, I experinced many difficulties. I feel like this was the most frustsrating thing I have had to do over my weekend, due … Continue reading

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Response 6

This¬†post is a current overview of the direction of my paper and I believe my topics are not set in stone just yet. I have decided on the following three topics. However, I have not started my issue paper as … Continue reading

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Response 5

“Learn from Las Vegas: Spectacular Vernacular” by Stephen Duncombe When I first started to read this particular essay, I didn’t really understand the point that Duncombe was trying to convey. After re-reading the essay, I began to come to a … Continue reading

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Response 4

Neil Postman, ‚ÄúThe Medium is the Metaphor‚ÄĚ “The shape of a man’s body is largely irrelevant to the shape of his ideas when he is addressing a public in writing or on radio, or for that matter, in smoke signals. … Continue reading

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Tech-Lit Narrative(Final Draft)

ENG1710-Tech-Lit narrative-Final draft

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My revision plans

I have many aspects of my narrative that I need to revise before giving in my final product on Wednesday. My plans for revision start with thoroughly re-reading my draft and noting the things that I have to improve in … Continue reading

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Response 3

Neal Postman, ‚ÄúMedia as Epistemology‚ÄĚ “Truth does not, and never has, come unadorned, It must appear in its proper clothing or it is not acknowledged, which is a way of saying that the “truth” is a kind of cultural prejudice.” … Continue reading

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Lit-Tech Narrative

Draft of My Lit-tech narrative ENG1710-Lit-tech narrative

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Response 2

In Postman’s second chapter “From Tools to Technocracy” of his essay “Technopoly,” Postman is beginning to go in depth¬†about his views on technology and the effect technology has had on different types of societies. Postman describes and discusses three types … Continue reading

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Response #1

In the first chapter of Neil Postman‚Äôs ‚ÄúTechnopoly,‚ÄĚ Postman uses references from one of Plato‚Äôs written stories known as Phaedrus, in order to prove an important point. Postman uses the reference of a character named Thamus who is the king … Continue reading

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Introduction to class

Hello classmates, My name is Briana Roldan, I am currently majoring in Technical and professional writing much like some ¬†of you. I love writing and reading. I prefer to write during most of my free time and read during my … Continue reading

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