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BP# 12 Ulmer Question

How will electracy shape society? I ask this question because the foundation of electracy seems to be based on human desire and the advancement of technology to fulfill these desires. If society becomes shaped less on what’s needed for our … Continue reading

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BP #11 and Final Culture Jams

Questions for Ulmer: Cabaret Academy If electracy stands as the apparatus for “accidents of the flesh,” can it be said that literacy was the first apparatus creating it? I ask this question because I believe as humans when we do … Continue reading

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Ulmer Short List #1

BP#8 by Naila: “Would you think of electracy as a paradigm shift?” This question helps in my understanding of electracy because I’ve thought of electracy as being a reset tool. I feel that electracy, unlike orality and literacy, is meant … Continue reading

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BP#10-Culture Jamming

Ulmer Question: Considering corporation and commodity is the institution and the make up of electracy, would you say that electracy has been fully integrated within society? If not, what would that look like? I ask this because in society now … Continue reading

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BP#9

Questions for Ulmer Heuretics: When will the ISA fully adopt electracy? I ask this because society has been operating between orality and literacy, with the merging of technology over the years. However, the ISA being family, church, school and media, … Continue reading

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Presentation

The Power Behind The Car

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Culture Jam Initial Research

Creative Detournement: “Détournement means a ‘detour’ or ‘diversion’ in English. However, in French, the word also means ‘hijacking’, ‘embezzlement’, ‘corruption’ and ‘misappropriation.’ In a broad sense, détournement can be defined as ‘a method of interpretation and reinterpretation: reordering pre-existing materials … Continue reading

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BP#8

Silko: “The great human migration within the Americas cannot be stopped; human beings are natural forces of the Earth, just as rivers and winds are natural forces…The Indian people of southern Mexico, of Guatemala and those left in El Salvador, … Continue reading

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BP#7

This photo shows two discreet cameras on a building on the corner of Myrtle avenue in Brooklyn. As I was waiting for the bus, I barely noticed the cameras were there because it blended in with the building, both the … Continue reading

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BP#6

“The ‘tele’ is there to indicate that my concern is with how our discourse might be affected by electronic technology, not only in the sense that it might be important to learn how to use video for educational purposes, but … Continue reading

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BP #4 and #5

The relationship between sound, language and technology is that they are the foundations of effective communication. They are the powerful tools that enhance the way we interact with each other and how we understand the world around us. Language is … Continue reading

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Exploratory Paper

In the process of writing this paper, I was able to get a clearer picture of how these technologies changed life. As I did my research, I did have difficulty accessing certain databases, this part of the paper I struggled … Continue reading

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BP#3

Culture influences the way we identify ourselves and the way we interact with the world around us. This can be said for the Hawaiians as their culture includes orality and years of experience on the land passed on by generation … Continue reading

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Tech-Lit Narrative

I enjoyed writing this paper because this allowed me to really delve into my past and recognize how I learned literacy, as well as how I witnessed the advancement of technology in my life. I relied on my mother to … Continue reading

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BP #2

” The American stake in literacy as a technology or uniformity applied to every level of education, government, industry, and social life is totally threatened by the electric technology.” Literally:  This quote from ” The Medium is the Message,” by … Continue reading

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BP #1

Sandy- In the article “Orality and Literacy: From The Savage Mind to Ways with Words,” written by James Paul Gee the quote that I chose was ” while oral cultures produce powerful verbal performances which may in fact no longer … Continue reading

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Warm up-BP

My name is Sandy Fougeres. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. My parents are from Haiti and so I understand Haitian Creole and have visited Haiti however I am not fluent in speaking it. I have a two … Continue reading

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