The dark side of social media

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May. 10, 2013

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The dark side of social media

  1. The dark side of social media Mathias Klang @klang67
  2. OMG wtf???
  3. unpack
  4. technology we use to organize our lives controls us
  5. In America I had arranged with a gramophone firm to make some of my music. This suggested the idea that I should compose something whose length should be determined by the capacity of the record. Igor Stravinsky (1925)
  6. Oudehaske: what every designer should know
  8. Douglas Adams Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it. Anything invented after you’re thirty-five is against the natural order of things.
  9. Plato – The Phaedrus (ca 370 bc) …you give your disciples not truth, but only the semblance of truth; they will be hearers of many things and will have learned nothing; they will appear to be omniscient and will generally know nothing; they will be tiresome company, having the show of wisdom without the reality.
  10. How did we end up here?
  11. Living the cyborg dream
  12. Man & Machine
  13. The augmented human
  14. Egyptian wood & leather prosthetic toe (ca 1069 to 664 B.C)
  15. Portrait of Hugh de Provence (1352)
  16. Swedish telephone c:a 1896
  17. Writing as external memories
  18. "Our gadgets have eliminated the need to remember such things anymore."Joshua Foer
  19. Ludicrously brief history of computers
  20. hollerith
  21. Generation 3 (1964-72)
  22. The digital is the original & everything is copy
  23. Killer apps 1995: Browser wars
  24. Everything is miscellaneous
  25. 91 % Access to the Internet at home 83 % Access to broadband at home 7 % Never used a computer Source: Sweden Statistics 2011 (*Individuals aged 16-74)
  26. Blogger1999Google1999 End of communications monopoly
  27. Normalizing the abnormal
  28. This is not a phone
  29. Always online
  30. “My fear is that these technologies are infantilising the brain into the state of small children who are attracted by buzzing noises and bright lights, who have a small attention span and who live for the moment.” Prof. Susan Greenfield
  31. Performance lifestyle
  32. My awesome coffee
  33. Social Networks & Dunbar’s 150
  34. Stimuli or relations
  35. Mourning online: or what’s so great about meeting people?
  36. Old stupidity or new intelligence?
  37. It is absurd to talk of one animal being higher than another…we consider those, where the intellectual faculties most developed as the highest. – A bee doubtless would [use] … instincts as a criteria. Charles Darwin
  38. Change!
  39. Monotask queuing
  40. Not knowing
  41. Waiting by THE phone
  42. Only 30 kg
  43. Limitless 303 grams
  44. The end of boredom
  45. Social responsibility
  46. if you're not paying for something, you're not the customer; you're the product being sold
  47. The individual
  48. Controlled by convenience
  49. Should technology make us think?
  50. THANKS!
  51. Mathias Klang or @klang67 Image & licensing info in the notes section of slides. Images at (or specifically stated). This ppt licensed: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Download presentation

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  2. Mercedes SL500 from DesheBoard cc by In March 2007, a 28-year-old woman following her in-car satellite navigation system ignored a number of warning signs telling her not to drive down a certain road toward a rain-swollen river, drove directly toward said rain-swollen river anyway, and drove her Mercedes SL500 right in to that rain-swollen river. Swollen with heavy rain, the raging River Sence in Leicestershire, UK, carried her car several hundred feet downstream. Read more at
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  6. Eugene Polley (November 29, 1915 – May 20, 2012) was an engineer and engineering manager for Zenith Electronics and most widely known for inventing the wireless remote control
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  10. Time For Change from David Reece cc by sa
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  12. Lady with Tetra Classic production paper tube and a bust of Plato, 1960s by Tetra Pak CC BY SA
  13. iPhone paparazzi photographs Amy's iPhone candle wish By SanFranAnnie cc by sa
  14. Empty Eyes By Thomas Hawk cc by nc
  15. Hey baby, wanna kill all humans? by Don Solo cc by nc sa
  16. Even Flow By vchili cc by On May 11, 1997, an IBM computer called Deep Blue beat the world chess champion Kasparov
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  19. Detail of a portrait of Hugh de Provence, painted by Tomaso da Modena in 1352 Image not Licensed under Creative Commons
  20. 1906 Kungliga Telegrafverkets apparater (Royal Telegraph Administration apparatus) at Project Runeberg :1896_ '1896 /0004. :1896] Copyright Expired Image not Licensed under Creative Commons
  21. 5/4/2010: To-Do List By john.schultz cc by sa
  22. Zenith Space Command By Todd Ehlers cc by sa Joshua Foer’s book “Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything”
  23. Written in Gold by Anonymous Account cc by Holleriths tabuleringsmaskin användes vid den amerikanska folkräkningen 1890, den förra (1880) tog 8 år att beräkna och man antog att 1890:s skulle ta 13 år. Använde hålkort. Och 1890:s folkräkning tog med Holleriths maskin bara 18 månader att genomföra. Användes av försäkringsbolag mm. Till redovisning. Holleriths företag var ett av urspungen till IBM.
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  25. Hypertext in the wild - Tim Berners-Lee (1990/91) WWW an open standard
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  27. The Items Maczter Carries v2.0 By maczter cc by
  28. Sailing by Steve-h cc by sa Webben fick sitt stora genomslag år 1995. Det året hade 2% av den svenska befolkningen tillgång till internet, år 2000 hade den siffran ökat till 50%, och idag är vi uppe i över 88% .
  29. 2001 Wikipedia, Tripadvisor 2002 Linkedin 2003 Pirate Bay, MySpace, Second Life, Wordfeud 2004 Facebook, digg 2005 Youtube 2006 Twitter, Spotify, Slideshare 2007 iPhone 2009 Klout, Farmville, Quora, Foursquare, Kickstarter 2010 Wordfeud, Instagram 2011 Google+
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  32. Texting Pallette By Matt Tillett cc by
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  35. Radiohead Crowd from Samuel Stroube cc by nc sa
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  38. Modern Communication By LearningLark cc by
  39. Honey Bee Macro By wildxplorer cc by
  40. Evolution - The Ride from kevindooley cc by
  41. Sockets 2 By skuds cc by sa
  42. Queue By Lars Plougmann cc by sa
  43. 032/365- Not long now. By benjaminasmith cc by sa
  44. Telephone By HowardLake cc by sa
  45. student_ipad_school - 030 By flickingerbrad cc by Boredom leads to daydreams and they lead to creativity
  46. Smiling in the rain from swan-t cc by nc
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