Data and Society Sociology : Forms of Life

1)Discuss cellphones and/or Facebook and other social media in terms of Langdon Winner’s concept of forms of life. How do cellphones and/or social media change our perceptions of the world, the way we see ourselves, our social relationships, the way we set political boundaries, our moral standards – or any other aspect of our lives that is compatible with Winner’s analysis. There is no need to judge whether this is good or bad (although you can do that if you wish). The focus this week is on understanding and analyzing how our lives are changed by this particular technology. (Please cite)

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