Author Archives: Spencer

Reddit and the Boston Bombing

This project took several forms in my head before shaping into the final one below. Starting off I had very little idea of what I wanted to do and how I wanted to approach this. But once I had a … Continue reading

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Electracy Project Ideas

1. Examine and take apart the abstract ideas of early dadaist artwork. How did their ideas surpass the contemporary work of their time. And how did they lay the groundwork for major ideas expressed in electracy. 2. The rise of … Continue reading

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Blog Post 8

“As Ulmer has relentlessly argued, electracy is still in its infancy, so the practices with which we engage will continue to change and morph. We are just beginning to grapple with the cultural effects of video culture, and, as I … Continue reading

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Electracy

I would have聽defined electracy, before having read Sarah Arroyo, as the communication of human emotion and ideas through new electronic methods. Taking the concepts of “Orality” and “Literacy” and looking at the literal word “electracy” it was easy to make … Continue reading

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The rise and fall of Dan Brown

About five years ago a youtuber named Dan Brown set off to conduct a grand experiment. For one year of his life, all decisions (expect those that would harm his health or any relationships with his loved ones) would be … Continue reading

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Team Blog: Mariah, Spencer, Pamela

Question 1) Due to writing and communicating with writing we have changed the way we think critically. Only because of writing Plato, for example, was able to convey his critique. Question 2)聽 Writing without the eventual need for print forced … Continue reading

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Blog post 3: Orality and Literacy

While reading the Phaedrus we were treated to Socrates ranting and making the claim that writing is in many ways a step backwards when it comes to communicating. That speaking and having a dialogue with someone is the most effective … Continue reading

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Blog Post 1

Part 1 Hey everyone, my name is Spencer Renna Goldfarb. I’ve lived in NY my whole life and for the last two and a half years I’ve been working for an environmental advocacy group called Citizens Campaign for the Environment … Continue reading

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