1. cjkoenderman

    Digging Through the Archives


    I just spent some time “digging” through some of the archives that my professor gave my class to look at. On my initial search through the archives, I was quite overwhelmed at the amount of information. There were so many books, letters, manuscripts, and the like to look at! I …

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    Google Ngram Experience


    I just had my first experience with Google Ngram. My first thought upon viewing the website, its search boxes, and large graphs was: “How do I work this?!” It seemed a little overwhelming at first. I wasn’t sure what to search. Yes, that’s right, I had all sorts of possible …

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    Making the Manifesto…


    As you know, I decided on a final project topic and now it is time to get to work on it! I will be creating a Manifesto of Privacy Rights in the Digital Age on Storify. My hope is to make the manifesto resemble a list of rights. Each …

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    Cameras and Kayaks Don’t Mix


    In keeping with my posts about  Dave Egger’s The Circle, my blog post today will feature a look at an important moment in the novel and my response to it. That being said, I’d like to look at the scene in which Mae steals a kayak, gets caught by the …

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    Another Aphorism?


    As I was reading Dave Egger’s The Circle the other night, I came across another interesting aphorism that I wanted to share with you:

    “Privacy is theft (303).”

    Towards the second half of the novel, this phrase gets a lot of attention. “The Circlers,” as the narrator aptly calls them, …

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    A New York Times Article, Introduced by Twitter


    As I was scrolling through my Twitter feed, past tweets from The Food Network and Buzzfeed, trying to find an article from a reputable source I could share with you on my blog, I came across an article tweeted by The New York Times. The article, which I am linking …

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