Social Issues 30 October Class Schedule Current schedule
Social Issues 30 October Class Schedule Current schedule Proposed change: no speaker replays Available on net Instead
November 6: Work session for teams November 15: lecture OR spread out the presentations so only 3 per day Final write-up due December 4 Project reminders: Paper Length is 8-10 pages. 10 pages is hard maximum Review paper guidelines
I will give content feedback before presentations Project reminders: Presentations Schedule Review guidelines Rehearsals Schedule individually In SN 011: evenings or weekends
In my office: more flexible Room will be available morning before class evoting Social Issues Culture of simulation Internet addiction Culture of Simulation Sherry Turkle, cybershrink
MIT initiative on technology and self Seminal work on people and technology 1996 interview reading Questions What about the Internet has changed since 1996? What is a simulation? Simulations
Physical world examples? Shopping mall: simulation of main street Training devices Television locations
Streets of Southpoint! Cheers and bars that are simulations of the simulation Zoos and theme parks Busch Gardens Disneys Main Street USA World fairs Simulations in Cyberspace
Games Simulators (flight simulator) Social networks Chat rooms Multi-player online environments Instant messaging Why are these simulations?
Define Simulation The imitative representation of functioning of one system by means of the functioning of another What variables are important? What is good about simulations? Safe place to
Learn Experiment Opportunity to try things that you couldnt otherwise try Different places and times Expensive facilities Danger What is bad about simulations?
False sense of capability CPR without real practice Flying an airplane in bad weather Can spoil the real thing Disneyland effect
Nature videos or zoos Travelogs The Veldt (Ray Bradbury) Simulations in Cyberspace With your own persona: Create communities and societies
Communication with friends Are these really you? Do you have different persona? Example: local politics blog In real life? In cyberspace? Is cyberspace real?
Meeting people online Facebook, Myspace, blogs, chats Dodgeball.com Familiar Stranger: Jabberwocky Japanese matchmaking: Lovegety
Counting Just How Many Are There? ... Louise must sit in the front row next to her tutor. If there are six chairs in the first row of the classroom, how many different ways can students be assigned to sit...
What is a culture region? Three Characteristics of Culture Regions Physical Terrain Natural Resources Culture everything that makes up the way of life of a people Map of American Indian culture regions 10 Culture Regions Arctic Subarctic Northwest Coast Plateau...
When leaving the house, Utterson discovers from the butler that nothing was delivered that day, and Utterson begins to grow uneasy. With a friend, he compares the _____ on Mr Hyde's supposed letter with Jekyll's _____: they are similar. Utterson...
Drug Regulation, Development, Names, and Information Federal Pure Food and Drug Act—1906 Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act—1938 Kefauver-Harris Amendments—1962 Controlled Substances Act—1970 Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act—1997 New Drug Development Stages of drug development Preclinical testing Clinical testing Preclinical...
Proceed with "wiping" the body in any manner you are accustomed to for cleansing the body. CHG is applied BELOW the jawline only. It is not to be used on the face or the hair. Areas commonly missed during the...
What Kind of An Engineer Am I? A Friendly Competition I did the process design of the Space Shuttle Environmental Control System to make sure the astronauts have clean air onboard I design and supervise the manufacturing of the paper...
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