The Network Society

  • 595 views
Uploaded on

September …

September
Talk at ARIN 6901 Digital Cultures Program Semester 2, 2010 The University of Sydney
Nicola Giusto

More in: Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
595
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Network Society ARIN 6901 Digital Cultures Program Semester 2, 2010 The University of Sydney Nicola Giusto Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 2. Generally speaking email, Skype, Facebook, Twitter, Msn, Icq are tools that have to do with... • Connecting people • Social relationship • Common interest exchange • Communication and community • Telecommunication Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 3. A common idea is that since web 2.0 has been introduced people gain new possibilities to communicate each other By definition, network society is made by a net of relationships increasing constantly e.g. 2 young lovers can keep in touch better now than in the past while they are studying in different countries Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 4. Are we really more connected? Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 5. A personal example: Two years ago, I went abroad for 6 months I and my ex girlfriend were divided only by 1200 km But... We had Skype!! When I came back home, we suddenly broke up. Before do it, we wanted to realise a last farewell gift Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 6. Farewell gift instructions • We collect 24 (12 + 12) claims from our chats or emails that we didn’t like • We stamp them on pillars inside a dismissed factory near our city • She finally presented this as an art academic assignment and I wrote introduction and article Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 7. “I let you know: I won’t be at home this evening” Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 8. “When I logged in, you have never been online” Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 9. “Sorry if I do not spend enough time online” Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 10. “Hi, I don’t know if I’ll be still online after” Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 11. “I don’t know when we’ll be able to chat” Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 12. “Are you working? Aren’t you? I hope to chat today or tomorrow” Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 13. “Tonight I’m out while I might be online tomorrow” Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 14. What do I mean? • I don’t mean our relationship ends because of web 2.0 • I mean to point out it is not obvious - as we might all think - social networks improve human communication skills • they increase “potentially” communication so we’re all closer in time and distance but they do not affect our “actual” or “real” way to communicate Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 15. My idea is we should pay more attention to: • potential vs actual • deep vs superficial • virtual vs real Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 16. Conclusion Think to communication as a mass of plastilina or play-doh. It becomes thin as more as you stress it Network Society has stressed it more than any other previous society So human being has now a disparate need to communicate because we are all living in a fake communicational world Monday, 4 October 2010
  • 17. Thank you Monday, 4 October 2010