INLS 500 Day 2 Notes
January 21, 2009
One minute papers
Assign: Citation Patterns (due Feb 11)
Day: conduits, information highways, cyberinfrastructure
Pierce: confluence of info theory (bits through a channel), linguistics (transformations, relativity of meaning and constructivism roots), cybernetics (feedback and homeostatis) drives technical advances.
Tannen: getting tired circa 2009?
Rogers: adoption curves
Reeves and Nass media equation; technology persuades??
4. Notes on Shannon and Pierce
See Statistical Abstract of the USA http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/cats/information_communications.html
See http://www.pewinternet.org/reports.asp for more recent Internet usage data
6. Readings/Viewings for Next week:
7. One-minute paper concept
What was the big point you learned in class today?
What is the main, unanswered question you leave class with today?