Tag: Technology

Networked Learning Space: Part 3

My ongoing quest to build a Networked Learning Space continues to make progress as I experience successes and setbacks. For a recap of Parts 1 and 2 of this series, click on the links provided. If you’re up to speed, read on! Goal #1 – Tweet at least three times per week I’m surprised at …

Networked Learning Space: Part 2

It’s been a busy and productive week in the world of contributing to a Networked Learning Space. For a recap of my project plan, view the Part 1 blog post. Here’s an update on how the process is going so far… Goal #1 – Tweet at least three times per week Using Twitter on a …

At this very moment, technology is altering your brain.

“Technology is altering (rewiring) our brains. The tools we use define and shape our thinking.” – George Siemens Neuroplasticity – The brain’s ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections throughout life. As humans interact with technology at increased rates, the brain is changing for better and for worse. Infographic Source: National Institute for the …

The Race for Our Attention

In his TED Talk, How a Handful of Tech Companies Control Billions of Minds Everyday, Tristan Harris discusses the main goal of major tech companies like Facebook, Netflix, and YouTube: To maximize the time spent on their pages. Harris also highlights three radical changes that he would like to see in the face of digital media: …