Will technology                           make us stupid?Mathias Klang   @klang67
OMGwtf???
unpack
technology we use to organize our lives controls us
In America I had arranged with a gramophonefirm to make some of my music. Thissuggested the idea that I should composesome...
Douglas AdamsAnything that is in the world when you’reborn is normal and ordinary and is just anatural part of the way the...
…you give your disciples not truth, but only the semblance of truth; theywill be hearers of many things and will have lear...
How did weend up here?
Living thecyborg dream
Man & Machine
The augmentedhuman
Egyptian wood & leather prosthetic toe (ca1069 to 664 B.C)
Portrait of Hugh de Provence (1352)
Swedish telephonec:a 1896
Writing as external memories
"Our gadgets have eliminated the needto remember such things anymore." Foer                                Joshua
Ludicrously brief history of                computers
hollerith
Generation 3 (1964-72)
The digital is the original    & everything is copy
Killer apps 1995: Browser wars
Everything is miscellaneous
91 %            Access to the Internet at home83 %            Access to broadband at home7%              Never used a comp...
Blogger 1999Google 1999               End of communications monopoly
Normalizing the abnormal
This is not a phone
Always online
“My fear is that thesetechnologies areinfantilising the brain intothe state of small childrenwho are attracted bybuzzing n...
Performance lifestyle
My awesome coffee
Social Networks & Dunbar’s 150
Stimuli or relations
Mourning online: or what’s so great     about meeting people?
Old stupidity ornew intelligence?
It is absurd to talk of one animal beinghigher than another…we consider those,where the intellectual faculties mostdevelop...
Change!
Monotask queuing
Not knowing
Waiting by THE phone
Only 30 kg
Limitless303 grams
The end of boredom
Social responsibility
digital liberates us, habits lock us in.
The state
Only technology(spot the ethical dilemma?)
The corporation
if youre not   paying for  something,youre not the   customer;   youre theproduct being      sold
The individual
Controlled by convenience
Are those of       us who   remember the analogueage fortunate            orunfortunate?
THANKS!
Mathias Klang     klang@ituniv.se or @klang67           www.digital-rights.netImage & licensing info in the notes         ...
Will technology make us stupid?
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Will technology make us stupid?
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    1. 1. Will technology make us stupid?Mathias Klang @klang67
    2. 2. OMGwtf???
    3. 3. unpack
    4. 4. technology we use to organize our lives controls us
    5. 5. In America I had arranged with a gramophonefirm to make some of my music. Thissuggested the idea that I should composesomething whose length should bedetermined by the capacity of the record. Igor Stravinsky (1925)
    6. 6. Douglas AdamsAnything that is in the world when you’reborn is normal and ordinary and is just anatural 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.
    7. 7. …you give your disciples not truth, but only the semblance of truth; theywill be hearers of many things and will have learned nothing; they willappear to be omniscient and will generally know nothing; they will betiresome company, having the show of wisdom without the reality. Plato – The Phaedrus (ca 370 bc)
    8. 8. How did weend up here?
    9. 9. Living thecyborg dream
    10. 10. Man & Machine
    11. 11. The augmentedhuman
    12. 12. Egyptian wood & leather prosthetic toe (ca1069 to 664 B.C)
    13. 13. Portrait of Hugh de Provence (1352)
    14. 14. Swedish telephonec:a 1896
    15. 15. Writing as external memories
    16. 16. "Our gadgets have eliminated the needto remember such things anymore." Foer Joshua
    17. 17. Ludicrously brief history of computers
    18. 18. hollerith
    19. 19. Generation 3 (1964-72)
    20. 20. The digital is the original & everything is copy
    21. 21. Killer apps 1995: Browser wars
    22. 22. Everything is miscellaneous
    23. 23. 91 % Access to the Internet at home83 % Access to broadband at home7% Never used a computerSource: Sweden Statistics 2011 (*Individuals aged 16-74)
    24. 24. Blogger 1999Google 1999 End of communications monopoly
    25. 25. Normalizing the abnormal
    26. 26. This is not a phone
    27. 27. Always online
    28. 28. “My fear is that thesetechnologies areinfantilising the brain intothe state of small childrenwho are attracted bybuzzing noises and brightlights, who have a smallattention span and wholive for the moment.”Prof. Susan Greenfield
    29. 29. Performance lifestyle
    30. 30. My awesome coffee
    31. 31. Social Networks & Dunbar’s 150
    32. 32. Stimuli or relations
    33. 33. Mourning online: or what’s so great about meeting people?
    34. 34. Old stupidity ornew intelligence?
    35. 35. It is absurd to talk of one animal beinghigher than another…we consider those,where the intellectual faculties mostdeveloped as the highest. – A beedoubtless would [use] … instincts as acriteria. Charles Darwin
    36. 36. Change!
    37. 37. Monotask queuing
    38. 38. Not knowing
    39. 39. Waiting by THE phone
    40. 40. Only 30 kg
    41. 41. Limitless303 grams
    42. 42. The end of boredom
    43. 43. Social responsibility
    44. 44. digital liberates us, habits lock us in.
    45. 45. The state
    46. 46. Only technology(spot the ethical dilemma?)
    47. 47. The corporation
    48. 48. if youre not paying for something,youre not the customer; youre theproduct being sold
    49. 49. The individual
    50. 50. Controlled by convenience
    51. 51. Are those of us who remember the analogueage fortunate orunfortunate?
    52. 52. THANKS!
    53. 53. Mathias Klang klang@ituniv.se or @klang67 www.digital-rights.netImage & licensing info in the notes section of slides. Images at www.flickr.com (or specifically stated). This ppt licensed: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Download presentation www.slideshare.net/klang

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