“The Computer Is Not A Hammer”

Part One: The Potential Echoing Marshal McLuhan iconic phrase “the medium is the message,” Mark Poster emphasized that to understand the impact of the computer on the individual one needs to view it not as a tool but as a complex, multidimensional experience.  In What’s The Matter with the Internet, (2001) he wrote, “The computer is more »

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How Is Technology Changing The Way We Practice?

“Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone.” ”The times they are a-changin’” Bob Dylan I would like to share some impressions about the conference on Psychology and Technology that occurred on November 7, 2009 in more »

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Technology And Identity: What Is The Computer Doing To Us?

I wake up most mornings, make coffee, shower, shave, and go to my MacBook.  I read news headlines, check email, go to Facebook and make a move in the online chess and scrabble game I am playing with my daughter, peruse my 40th HS reunion Facebook page, check my banking, possibly record a dream, and do more »

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