Being Human in the Information Age

What is it like to be human in the information age? Having the ability to access and share information when we want, where we want, and how we want. This Digital Age has shaped how we perceive, understand, and react to information that is presented to us. Technology and information consumes our everyday lives, it is necessary for us to adapt, and to continue to adapt to the ever-changing technological environment.
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A search machine! Google has opened doors like never before and provided us with the ease of searching for information. If there is anything we want to know, Google will help us find it.

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This is a struggle that I would say a majority of students face daily. With so much available to us, it is easy to get lost and consumed in this sea of information.

Yep, this pretty much nails it! :-s This is me everyday at the moment!

Today's young generation has a constant need to stay connected with friends and informed about the world around them. This need has changed the way in which youth grow and develop, is it for better or worse?

This photo mocks a "slow, children at play" sign. As generations progress, children are being introduced to technology at a much younger age, meaning today's youth spend less time playing, and more time consumed by technology

The ability to quickly access information is rapidly growing. It is meant to be more efficient, but is it really? We are bombarded with an abundance of information, when will the clutter become too much?

Wicked Wicked Problem of Learning in the Digital Age

Defined as the compulsive desire to gobble up information, this term applies strongly to young humans in the Information Age. Growing up, we have a constant need to acquire knowledge and discover new information. New is exciting, which is why we are driven to discover and learn new technologies as we progress through this Information Age.

Infomania is the compulsive desire to gobble up information, and kids growing up in the information age have it bad. Young infomaniacs are hungry, hungry, hungr

Evolution! We have never been afraid of discovering new ways to move forward in this Information Age.We are constantly looking for new ways to grow and make things bigger and better than ever; in this case, smaller.

1979 Hard Drive vs 2013 MicroSD - This picture depicts two memory drives which are 34 years different in age. It provides us with an idea of how far we have come in terms of technology. How much smaller can we possibly go?

Technology is constantly becoming faster and more efficient - as this is the main selling point for many new technologies. However, is it true that the opposite can be said about people? With information being so easily accessible, I believe that the above is true; there is no need to work in order to discover information. Television, as shown in the picture, has mad us a lazy generation, and it is easy to sit on a couch all night and get lost in the information that we are subject to.

Evolution of Man and TV. I had a hard time deciding whether to post this on my funny or truth board.

I have personally experienced this opportunity, where a professor suggested taking a picture of information that wouldn't be re-posted. It simply shows how technology constantly evolves and provides us with a variety of ways to consume information.

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The Information Age provides us with an abundance of accessible information. So much so, that we don't take the time to understand this information. The amount of information presented to us daily, forces us to consume without understanding. This has potential to cause problems for many young people entering the workforce.

Television tv Turn it off. Read a book. We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge. December 2013 Movie Grudge Match, Sylvester Razor has no TV,