Reading Response #2

The Camera is a glimpse into life. It’s difficult to think about the fact the camera was not invented until the late 1800’s, and the only way to look into the past was through our memories. Thanks to the advancing times and new innovations in technology, the first camera finally came in to existence. According […]

Reading Response #2: The Death of the Cyberflâneur

This week I’ve read Evgeny Morozov’s The Death of the Cyberflâneur. I’d share some briebf thoughts on this article. First of all, author’s argument seems a little bit awkward for me. For example, the argument about google: ” Google’s latest grand ambition is to answer our questions — about the weather, currency exchange rates, yesterday’s […]

Reading Response #2

The Death of the Cyberflaneur discusses the how the changing Internet has destroyed the wandering World Wide Web user. The word flanneur is associated with 19th century Paris, when people would wander the shopping arcades looking at things. The modern version of this became the Cyberflaneur, which were people who would randomly browse the Internet. […]

Reading Response #2 – The Death of the Cyberflâneur

The Death of the Cyberflâneur By Evgeny Morozov discusses the idea of a cyberflâneur, which is someone who roams the internet aimlessly, similar to how a flâneur would roam the city streets aimlessly.  Morozov describes how cyberflâneurs have died off, and people no longer surf the web with no reason, just like how flâneurs no […]

Reading Response #2 Death of the Cyberflaneur

The basic summarization of the reading, “Death of the Cyberflanuer” is essentially talking about a silent being that is observing people in society. A Flaneur is a man who walks around the streets with no sense of direction or intention. He simple walks around and observes people and how they act with occasionally reporting on […]

Reading Response #2, Week 7, Nicholas Ruskey

This Week I read: “Picture This” by: Lisa Gye. Gye is interested primarily in the development of photography over time and how it has affected people and their relationships. She talks about all of the ways that people use photography and have used photography including saving memories and creating and maintaining relationships. She also talks […]

Reading Response #2

The Death of the Cyberflâneur by Evgeny Morozo describes how the modern day internet has killed off the old flâneurs of the internet. What is a flâneur? Flâneurs originated in 19th century Paris. They would stroll the streets and cultivate the “gastronomy of the eye”. They would walk through crowds, raking in all that they […]

Reading Response #2- Morozov- Death of the Cyberflaneur

In The Death of the CyberFlaneur, by Evgengy Morozov, it talks about one main point. It starts by talking about the history of the flaneur. A flaneur is a person from France who walks around the streets just to wander and nothing more. They aimlessly stroll around the streets observing, being in crowds, and absorbing noises. […]

Reading Response #2

In the paper, Remote control, umbilical cord and beyond: The mobile phone as a transitional object, Rivka Ribak talks about peoples relationship to their mobile devices, particularly children.  Ribak examines how children use their phones as a device that allows them to communicate to their parents if they need to, and how this takes the […]