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Technology History version 2.0


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These are the slides for the module on technological innovation for media, culture and society.

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Technology History version 2.0

  1. 1. Technical Innovation and Media
  2. 2. Remediation
  3. 3. immediacy ¦imēdēəsē¦ noun the quality of bringing one into direct and instant involvement with something, giving rise to a sense of urgency or excitement : electronic mail works because it has the immediacy of a scribbled me vs. mediate verb ¦mēdē āt¦ 1 [ intrans. ] intervene between people in a dispute in order to bring about an agreement or reconciliation : Wilson attempted to mediate between the powers to end the war. See note at insert . • [ trans. ] intervene in (a dispute) to bring about an agreement. • [ trans. ] bring about (an agreement or solution) by intervening in a dispute : efforts to mediate a peaceful resolution of the conflict. 2 [ trans. ] technical bring about (a result such as a physiological effect) : the right hemisphere plays an important role in mediating tactile perception of direction. • be a means of conveying : this important ministry of mediating the power of the word. • form a connecting link between : structures that mediate gender divisions. adjective ¦mēdēət¦ connected indirectly through another person or thing; involving an intermediate agency : public law institutions are a type of mediate state administration.
  4. 4. hyper- prefix 1 over; beyond; above : hypernym. • exceeding : hypersonic. • excessively; above normal : hyperthyroidism. 2 relating to hypertext : hyperlink. ORIGIN from Greek huper ‘over, beyond.’
  5. 5. Writing
  6. 6. Books
  7. 7. Perspective
  8. 8. Sublime
  9. 9. Electronic Media
  10. 10. Mobility
  11. 11. Computers/Calculators