Author Archives: Khemraj Persaud

BP# 6

Carr Literally, Carr discusses the evolution of the understanding of the brain. He touches upon research through the ages and how the sentiment of what the brain is and how it is constructed has changed. In the early years of … Continue reading

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Tech-Lit Narrative

Readers should expect to go on a journey through my life and understand how language and technology affected me throughout my lifetime. During the writing of this essay, I struggled with the direction I wanted to take with how language … Continue reading

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BP#2

McLuhan: “In accepting an honorary degree from the University of Notre Dame a few years ago, General David Sarnoff made this statement: ‘We are too prone to make technological instruments the scapegoats for the sins of those who wield them. … Continue reading

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BP#1

Gee: “Olson’s (1977) claims for the cognitive effects of literacy-that, for example, it “unambiguously represents meanings” (p. 264)-refer only to one type of literacy, the essay-text form of writing prevalent in Western culture and supported by our schools. In fact, … Continue reading

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Warm Up Blog

i. My name is Khemraj Jeremy Persaud. I was born in the Bronx, New York and raised in Laurelton, which is in southeast Queens. I currently live in Kew Gardens, also in Queens. I went to Brooklyn Technical High School, … Continue reading

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