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The VicesandVirtuesofTechnology<br />
Bias<br />
Context<br />
Technology is the World<br /><ul><li>How many people are alive on Earth today?  Let’s check the World Clock.
2 billion internet users.</li></li></ul><li>Almost 7 Billion      <br />
5 Billion Cell Phone Subscriptions<br />
Did You Know? (2008)<br />
Vices<br />
Misinformation<br />http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/<br />
Public Exposure<br />Everything online stays online.<br />Google yourself.<br />Are you surprised?<br />Are you safe onlin...
      Dark Stuff:<br />Bullying<br />  Predators<br />Embarrassment  <br />
Pervasive Porn – Changing Childhood<br />9 out of 10 children aged between the ages of 8 and 16 have viewed pornography on...
Anxiety and Addiction<br />Procrastination<br />Facebook addiction<br />Video game addiction<br />Too much texting<br />Yo...
Big Questions<br />Are you de-sensitized?<br />Are you the least empathic, most narcissistic  generation ever?<br />How ha...
Pitt Meadows: Case Study<br />September 2010 – link to original news story.<br />
Virtues<br />
Information - Then <br />
Information - Now<br />
Teaching - Then<br />
Teaching - Now<br />
Students – Then and Now<br />
Technology – Then and Now<br />
Inspiration – RSA Animate Videos<br />
Creativity Abounds<br />Wordles<br />Blogging<br />Photo Sharing<br />Digital Story-Telling<br />Options<br />
Networked People<br />
Collaboration<br />
Egyptian Revolution: Case StudyFebruary 2011<br />
http://twitter.com/speak2tweet<br />
I am Technology<br />Technology mirrors all that we are.<br />We are vices.<br />We are flawed and mean, self-absorbed and...
Now, it’s up to you...<br />
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Vices and Virtues of Technology

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Putting some high school students in context as they consider the ethical implications of their tech-rich world.

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Vices and Virtues of Technology

  1. 1. The VicesandVirtuesofTechnology<br />
  2. 2. Bias<br />
  3. 3.
  4. 4. Context<br />
  5. 5. Technology is the World<br /><ul><li>How many people are alive on Earth today? Let’s check the World Clock.
  6. 6. 2 billion internet users.</li></li></ul><li>Almost 7 Billion <br />
  7. 7. 5 Billion Cell Phone Subscriptions<br />
  8. 8. Did You Know? (2008)<br />
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Vices<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. Misinformation<br />http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/<br />
  13. 13. Public Exposure<br />Everything online stays online.<br />Google yourself.<br />Are you surprised?<br />Are you safe online?<br />Tighten your FB security.<br />Will a future employer or landlord say “No, thanks!”<br />
  14. 14.
  15. 15. Dark Stuff:<br />Bullying<br /> Predators<br />Embarrassment <br />
  16. 16. Pervasive Porn – Changing Childhood<br />9 out of 10 children aged between the ages of 8 and 16 have viewed pornography on the Internet, in most cases unintentionally (London School of Economics, Jan.2002).<br />Average age of first Internet exposure to pornography: 11 years old (Internet Filter Review).<br />Largest consumer of Internet pornography: 12 - 17 year-old age group (various sources, as of 2007).<br />47% percent of families said pornography is a problem in their home (Focus on the Family Poll, October 1, 2003).<br />The Internet was a significant factor in 2 out of 3 divorces (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 2003 - divorcewizards.com).<br />
  17. 17. Anxiety and Addiction<br />Procrastination<br />Facebook addiction<br />Video game addiction<br />Too much texting<br />Your generation is the most ANXIOUS generation ever http://oncampus.macleans.ca/education/2010/11/22/high-anxiety/<br />
  18. 18.
  19. 19. Big Questions<br />Are you de-sensitized?<br />Are you the least empathic, most narcissistic generation ever?<br />How has technology shaped you?<br />Do you think critically about the influence of technology?<br />What are good reasons to keep some things private?<br />
  20. 20. Pitt Meadows: Case Study<br />September 2010 – link to original news story.<br />
  21. 21. Virtues<br />
  22. 22.
  23. 23. Information - Then <br />
  24. 24. Information - Now<br />
  25. 25. Teaching - Then<br />
  26. 26. Teaching - Now<br />
  27. 27. Students – Then and Now<br />
  28. 28. Technology – Then and Now<br />
  29. 29. Inspiration – RSA Animate Videos<br />
  30. 30. Creativity Abounds<br />Wordles<br />Blogging<br />Photo Sharing<br />Digital Story-Telling<br />Options<br />
  31. 31. Networked People<br />
  32. 32. Collaboration<br />
  33. 33. Egyptian Revolution: Case StudyFebruary 2011<br />
  34. 34. http://twitter.com/speak2tweet<br />
  35. 35. I am Technology<br />Technology mirrors all that we are.<br />We are vices.<br />We are flawed and mean, self-absorbed and distracted.<br />We are virtues.<br />We are fighting for freedom and goodness, we are open to self-expression and creativity.<br />We are technology. <br />“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?”<br />
  36. 36. Now, it’s up to you...<br />

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