Tag Archives: Digital 101

Foucault, Collaborative Filters and our new Social Discourse

Michel Foucault studied “history” as a collective _story_ — and suggests some useful ways to look at the profound effects technology is having on our culture.

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Piaget and our Intellectual Metabolism

When you click a “Like” button, you get to make a statement about yourself and your tastes…but what else is going on? Theories of cognitive development help to explain just how deeply that simple gesture can affect the way we think about the world.

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