Course Objective


1) Discuss and cite examples of the way computers have changed the way people live and communicate

How Do We Use Technology Today?


PewInternet.Org (2010) Generations and Their Gadgets Infograpic Retrieved from
http://pewinternet.org/Infographics/2011/~/media/Infographics/Report%20Infographics/2011/6%20-%20Generations%20and%20gadgets/Pew-Internet--Generations-and-Gadgets.jpg

Zickuhr, Kathryn. (2011) Generations and their Gadgets. Pew Internet & American Life Project. Retrieved July 13, 2011 from
http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2011/Generations-and-gadgets/Overview.aspx

Zickuhr, K. (2010) Pew Research Center Generations Online 2010 Retrieved from
http://pewinternet.org/~/media//Files/Reports/2010/PIP_Generations_and_Tech10.pdf


Is Technology Changing the Way We Live?


Carr, N. (2008) Is Google Making Us Stupid? Retrieved August 8, 2011 from
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2008/07/is-google-making-us-stupid/6868/

Daniels, T. (2011) A Look Back (And Ahead) At Social Media's Impact Forbes Magazine Retrieved January 11, 2012
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ciocentral/2011/09/22/a-look-back-and-ahead-at-social-medias-impact/

Gordhammer, S. (2009) 5 Ways Social Media is Changing our Daily Lives Retrieved January 11, 2011
http://mashable.com/2009/10/16/social-media-changing-lives/

Grossman, L. (2006) Time's Person of the Year: You Retrieved June 28, 2011 from
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1569514,00.html

Guevin, J. (2009) Study: Texting while driving increases crash risk 23-fold Retrieved January 11, 2012
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-10296992-94.html%3E%3Cb?tag=contentMain;contentBody



Changing the Way We Communicate - Many to Many

Associated Press (2010) Landline decline cuts Verizon Profit Retrieved January 11, 2012 from
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/business/s_705701.html

Fitchard, K. (2013) 2013: The year mobile data revenue will eclipse voice in the US retrieved from
http://gigaom.com/2013/03/13/2013-the-year-mobile-data-revenue-will-eclipse-voice-in-the-us/

IBM (2008) The Changing Face of Communication Retrieved August 8, 2011 from
http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/global/files/au__en_us__telecom__gbe03121_usen_socialnetwork.pdf

Qualman, E. (Producer) (2010) Social Media Revolution 2 [Video] Retrieved July 26, 2011 from
http://vimeo.com/11551721