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COMP 380: Computers & Society
How many selves are you, online?
Where could we find “you”?
If modern society may be said to foster an individual who is rational, autonomous, centered, and stable…then perhaps a postmodern society is emerging which nurtures forms of identity different from, even opposite to those of modernity.
The shift to a decentralized network of communications makes senders receivers, producers consumers, rulers ruled, upsetting the logic of understanding of the first media age.