Perhaps the entrance of a new series of iPads is not a reason to be ancy about the potentials and downsides of various technologies. But, one can’t help but look at all of the data, all of the micro and macro movements caused by this level of connectedness, and wonder if we aren’t simply evolving humanity, but also manifesting a clearer sense of what it means to be human.
Such is one of the reflections wrought by this week’s readings. Perhaps those shared here will evoke a sense of something wider and deeper for you also:
- Editing A Game with Apple Pencil
- Parents Have Posted 1300 Photos of Their Children by the Time They Are 13 via MIT Technology Review
- Data from Millions of Smartphone Journeys Proves Cyclists Faster in Cities Than Cars and Motorbikes via Forbes
- Facebook Human Rights Impact Assessment: Facebook in Myanmar (PDF)
And a few from here: