Texts. Twitter. Facebook. Instagram. Personal email. Work email. Online news. Wikipedia. Smart phone. Fitbit. Laptop. Desktop. Tethered to gadgets, apps, and services all day, every day, we rarely take a moment to ask if it’s all worth it. Does all this connectivity bring deeper insights, more meaningful relationships, or is it simply more noise?
Be a part of the conversation. Join Wired columnist Clive Thompson —author of Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better—and Canadian Research Chair in Digital Life, Media, and Culture Isabel Pedersen as they discuss on value of connectivity and technology on culture in the digital age. Moderated by Matt Knapik.
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- April 27, 2014
- 4:00 pm
- University of Calgary Downtown Campus Event Centre, 906 8 Avenue SW, Calgary