Being Digital: Students Explore Implications of Technology in Medical World

After reading Neil Postman’s “Technopoly,” students in Howard Good’s Being Digital class were inspired to create videos which tied in the author’s theories of modern technology advertisements and the issues surrounding them. Kate Bunster and Francesca Caccavale explore the intrusion of technology into the medical world. Produced by: Kate Bunster and Francesca Caccavale.

The Invasion of Technology into the Medical World from Kate Bunster on Vimeo.


More Being Digital videos:

Kevin Ha’s humorous take on the smartphone war.

Kelly Seiz interprets an E.E. Cummings poem using charcoal.

Being Digital students Patrick Angehr, Annie March and Russell Hartman analyze the impact of technology in modern society through Richard Brautigan’s poem “All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace.”


Do you agree with the producers: will aggressive technology become the more coveted choice over human intuition in the future?
Yes, absolutely. Robots are the future.
Probably — it’s too early to tell. Smartphones can still be fairly dumb.
Nah, I don’t think so.
Definitely not! Humans will not succumb to the allure of technology.

poll creator