What it means to be a Human in the information age

Collection by Erin Shanahan


The widespread use of new media technology today allows for people all around the world to connect and share information quickly and easily. This board represents some of the positive and negative aspects of an open internet community and how new media technology changes the way we live our lives.

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Very weird creative concept in an age of Internet predators

Of course the intent of these ads was to encourage the reader to let your real self come out. But the ads look too much as though they're suggesting people go online assuming a different identity -- and from there the mind continues down a dark alley. Source: Ads of the World

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While man is thought to have evolved over time our society has evolved over time as well. One way our society has evolved is through technological advances. The introduction of new media has significantly changed how we interact and communicate and many would argue that it represents an advancement in our society. However the other side of the argument is what is show in this picture that our reliance on technology is a negative thing.

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The internet is an extremely powerful tool and it can be used to help advance our lives in many different ways. Not only does it connect us to people all over the world and make communication of information easier but it also allows us to create and distribute content easier as well. As well as allowing us all to share content and communicate it also increase the efficiency with which we can complete our jobs.

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The explosion of connected devices - The AI Blog

By 2015, there will be over 3 times the amount of connected devices as people on the planet. Where is this all going?

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Technology is becoming increasingly important in our lives and its use is no longer just a leisure activity but is becoming an important part of our daily lives. While this can have many advantages it creates disadvantages for those who are not able to use the technologies either due to lack of access or lack of education on how to use them

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One of the down sides to the easy access of information on the internet is that many people make personal information available online. This puts people at an increased risk for the potential of identity theft and other types of cyber crimes. While many people try to protect the information they share on the internet many other post personal information without realizing how many people may be able to gain access to it and what they might be able to use it for

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The internet allows easy fast access to large amounts of information from all around the world. In an sense it allows us to be plugged in the rest of the world. If we want to know something about somewhere far away or even to communicate with somebody in a different country we are now able to do so from the comfort of our homes in just a few clicks of a mouse.