Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Media Technologies

No description
by

Chris Westgate

on 2 November 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Media Technologies

Media Technologies
Web 2.0
- Touchstone of Web 2.0 is media convergence (social media/instant messages/blogs, etc.).

- All digital content is converted into electronic signals.

- Web 3.0 will be built on a semantic web with more meaningfully organized content and software agents that do the work for us.
Security & Neutrality
- Security: Phishing (identity theft), spyware (information gathering software), data miners, cookie matching, government surveillance.

- Net neutrality: every web site has the right to the same speed and access, despite attempts by Verizon & AT&T to give faster connections to clients willing to pay higher rates (effects on small businesses & non-profits?).
History, cont...
- Microprocessors were developed in 1971 (future PCs).

- NSF connects computers across the U.S. in 1982.

- AOL launches in 1985.

- Web browsers released in 1993.

- Broadband replaced dial-up connections by 2005 in the U.S.
History
- Late 1940s, analog sounds, images, and text were converted into digital & binary codes to improve rate of reproduction and storage.

- Internet began as a military communications network in the 1960s.

- Early collaborations between academic researchers and military via email in 1971.
Final Notes
- Social Media: extension of "new" media and Web 2.0 into tools that enable conversations.

- The question of "Bowling Alone" and the decline of social capital is posed, but so is the possibility for empowerment (recall last week's social mobility & revolutions/smart mobs).

- Consider two binaries: intimacy & solitude.
Future Tendencies
High mobility: digital library, mobile phone

High interactivity: Internet TV, future version of Kindle

High entertainment: high definition and high fidelity

High flexibility: listen to book and newspapers
Full transcript