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TURNING
Amanda McLellan
East Carolina University
TO
Eddie Izzard from “Glorious”
Technophobia
Luddite
We Are Not Alone
Keeping up with The Jetsons
Fear of the unknown
News Media
Rumors and False News
Fear of ‘breaking it’
Fear of change
Tips on dealing with change
• Accept the inevitability of
change
• Focus on the good aspects
• Allow yourself to vent
frus...
Creating balance
C|net – www.cnet.com
TechCrunch – www.techcrunch.com
Mashable – www.mashable.com
Gizmodo – www.gizmodo.com
Apps to meet you halfway
An App for every interest
A healthy dose of fear
How to protect yourself
www.facebook.com/help/
Phishing Scam
Social Media Overload
Stratification
www.xkcd.com/1289/
Further Reading
http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=4298
Questions?
mclellana15@ecu.edu
Powerpoint available at: www.amandamclellan.com
Turning Technofear to Technojoy
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Turning Technofear to Technojoy

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No matter how tech savvy we are, we’ve all had that moment of wanting to smash technology with a hammer. Some of us more than others – and my hope today is to turn technofear to technojoy. First given May 2013.

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Turning Technofear to Technojoy

  1. 1. TURNING Amanda McLellan East Carolina University TO
  2. 2. Eddie Izzard from “Glorious”
  3. 3. Technophobia
  4. 4. Luddite
  5. 5. We Are Not Alone
  6. 6. Keeping up with The Jetsons
  7. 7. Fear of the unknown
  8. 8. News Media
  9. 9. Rumors and False News
  10. 10. Fear of ‘breaking it’
  11. 11. Fear of change
  12. 12. Tips on dealing with change • Accept the inevitability of change • Focus on the good aspects • Allow yourself to vent frustrations, within limits • Leverage your fear
  13. 13. Creating balance
  14. 14. C|net – www.cnet.com
  15. 15. TechCrunch – www.techcrunch.com
  16. 16. Mashable – www.mashable.com
  17. 17. Gizmodo – www.gizmodo.com
  18. 18. Apps to meet you halfway
  19. 19. An App for every interest
  20. 20. A healthy dose of fear
  21. 21. How to protect yourself
  22. 22. www.facebook.com/help/
  23. 23. Phishing Scam
  24. 24. Social Media Overload
  25. 25. Stratification
  26. 26. www.xkcd.com/1289/
  27. 27. Further Reading http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=4298
  28. 28. Questions? mclellana15@ecu.edu Powerpoint available at: www.amandamclellan.com

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