1- Turkle, Sherry. Alone together: why we expect more from technology and less from each other. (2010) (Volume 3 of a trilogy.)
2- Isaacson, Walter. Steve Jobs. (2011)
3- Kirkpatrick, David. The Facebook effect: the inside story of the company that is
connecting the world. (2011)
1. IDEAS CHANGE (Turkle)
Sherry Turkle’s current book, Alone together: why we expect more from technology
and less from each other (2010) is one in a series that included The second self:
computers and the human spirit (1984), and Life on the screen: identity in the age
of the Internet (1995). Summarize Sherry Turkle’s current position. How is it
different from her findings in the past?
2. WHO DID IT? (Isaacson)
Steve Jobs, more than anyone else, is responsible for today’s digitech culture.
3. BEING THE 900 MILLIONTH USER ON FACEBOOK DOES NOT GIVE YOU
COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE. (Kirkpatrick)
Facebook is popular, but is it significant? Discuss