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Tuesday, April 9. Utopian/Dystopian Views of Cyberspace.

Reading:

John Barlow, Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace.

Nicholas Carr, "Is Google Making Us Stupid?"

Mark Bauerlin, "Online Literacy is a Lesser Kind"

Clay Shirky, “Does the Internet Make You Smarter?”   Alt

Thursday, April 11. Introduction to Virtual Communities

Reading: Chapters 1 and 5 in Jenkins.

David Bell, “Chapter 5: Community and Cyberculture” in An Introduction to Cyberculture Routledge, 2001. (On Blackboard)

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