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Ems - Summer I '11 - T101 Lecture 8: Globalization & Mobility

Ems - Summer I '11 - T101 Lecture 8: Globalization & Mobility






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  • Minority report: UI interface: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtt2Xe2y0FI&feature=related, Advertising: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJEXMz6P3oo, Gap: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVPcladS_0k
  • Globalization is about being connected to others, irrespective of one’s geographical location. In essence, globalization is the process by which market economies have more of a direct impact on each other, nations develop more of a reliance on one another for resources, individuals from around the world begin speaking the same language, and pollution in one country affects individuals half way around the world. Consequently, the world suddenly seems a lot smaller.When everyone’s connected do we have to worry about power inequities any more? Everyone is dependent on everyone else. Think of gas prices effected by whatever is going on in the Middle East. Globalization means that we are connected to
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Ems - Summer I '11 - T101 Lecture 8: Globalization & Mobility Ems - Summer I '11 - T101 Lecture 8: Globalization & Mobility Presentation Transcript

  • Welcome to Summer
    T101 Day 8
  • Assignment 1 Due Monday!
    General Assignment Requirements
    What you will hand in on Monday:
    1. A front-page detailing your information (name & title of the assignment you chose)
    2. Paper will be about 3 to 4 pages (except the creative work assignment, which is 1-2 pages)
    3. Your paper will have double line spacing
    4. The paper is free from grammatical or writing errors
    5. Your work includes any and all additional information (including a bibliography or reference section) as outlined in the assignment description.
    6. Research papers should be written in proper APA style.
  • Globalization
  • Globalization is about
    -The interdependency of large corporations in different countries – outsourcing, etc.
    -The rise of the corporation and decline of the state
    - The increased exposure to other cultures – their language, news, traditions, fashion, media, etc.
  • Remember
  • Media make us more mobile today
  • Networked cars of the future
  • Networked cars of today
  • BMW’s Connected Drive Smartphone/Dashboard integration
  • Networked cars– safety or surveillance?
  • Through mobile media we become glass consumers
  • Online ads are targeted toward our individual tastes
  • Our bodies & the things we carry on them are technologies of surveillance
  • Because we are more mobile, we are easily tracked by large corporations
  • Because we are more mobile, we are easily interrogated by the government
  • We also broadcast our location through social media