Sherry Turkle has spent the last two decades watching emerging technologies from a front row seat at the “altar of technology”—MIT. Nicholas Carr has been monitoring the social impact of digital technologies since the publication of his NY Times best seller and finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains. Both are deeply concerned about the effects of automation on ourselves and our society.
Put The Glass Cage in conversation with Alone Together.
|Length||500 to 750 words (2-3 pages)|
|Sources||Minimum of two texts. You may also include secondary sources.|
|Research||Provided by reading the texts.
AT LEAST one major connection between the two authors’ ideas.
AT LEAST one citation from each author/text in each paragraph.
|Format||Google doc created by YOU and shared with me.
PLEASE use this convention for the filename of your paper:
YOURLASTNAME – COMM365 – # (of paper)
ex. SMITH – COMM365 – 3
|Times New Roman, 12 pt, double-spaced, 1-inch margins.|
|APA Citation Style, VERY few (no more than 4) spelling and grammar errors. See Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) APA Style Guide.|