Being Digital: A Humorous Take on Smartphone Decisions

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. Kevin Ha, gives a humorous take on how people are now judged based on what smartphone they have.

Seriously, though: Apple vs. Samsung?
Apple forever.
Samsung forever.
Either is cool.
I refuse to own a smartphone.

Poll Maker

More Being Digital videos:

Kate Bunster and Francesca Caccavale explore the implications of technology in medicine.

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.”

Kevin Ha

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