Monthly Archives: October 2013

11/4 – Digital Disconnect: Chapters 6 & 7

In this session, we conclude our discussion of Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy by Robert W. McChesney, with Chapters 6 and 7.

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10/28 – Digital Disconnect: Chapters 4 & 5

In this session, we discuss two more chapters from Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy by Robert W. McChesney.

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10/21 – Digital Disconnect: Chapters 1, 2, & 3

In this session, we begin discussing our second assigned book of the quarter: Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy by Robert W. McChesney. Prof. McChesney is also visiting Stanford for a talk in the Communication Department on Wednesday, October 23, at 12:15 pm.

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10/14 – Alone Together: Chapters 11, 12, 13, 14, Conclusion, & Epilogue

In this session we conclude our reading of Sherry Turkle’s Alone Together.

As a reminder, and for your review:

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10/7 – Alone Together: Chapters 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10

In this session we move to the middle of Sherry Turkle’s book. If you have time, you might also want to check out this video of Cliff Nass’s talk to Stanford parents last year, about the effects of current technology and media multitasking on young minds.

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