Discuss the social implications of information technology/Resources
Describe the past impact of information technology on various aspects of society
- Video explains the world's most important 6-sec drum loop - This fascinating, brilliant 20-minute video narrates the history of the "Amen Break," a six-second drum sample from the b-side of a chart-topping single from 1969. This sample was used extensively in early hiphop and sample-based music, and became the basis for drum-and-bass and jungle music -- a six-second clip that spawned several entire subcultures. Nate Harrison's 2004 video is a meditation on the ownership of culture, the nature of art and creativity, and the history of a remarkable music clip.
- Early Film, Early Internet, Early Days, Network Learning - This little film offers us a chance to reflect on our own adoptions of another new medium more than 100 years later!
- Le Grand Content - A Film by Clemens Kogler together with Karo Szmit. Voice by Andre Tschinder.
Discuss the future implications of information technology on various aspects of society
- Fair(y) Tale - a video satire of copyright in terms of the digital age
- Internet Porn - a video looking at the statistical data of pornography on the Internet
- The Machine is Us/ing Us (Final Version) - Video explaining "Web 2.0" in just under 5 minutes.
- Master Plan - About the power of Google - Video presenting an analysis of Google
- 2014 EPIC, by Google - Video, in the 2014, New York Times has gone offline.
- In My Language - The first part is in my "native language," and then the second part provides a translation, or at least an explanation. This is n The first part is in my "native language," and then the second part provides a translation, or at least an explanation. This is not a look-at-the-autie gawking freakshow as much as it is a statement about what gets considered thought, intelligence, personhood, language, and communication, and what does not.
- Second Life: Get One - Second Life developer Linden Lab has chosen Second Life: Get One, as the best-of-show winner in the 2006 Second Life movie traile Second Life developer Linden Lab has chosen Second Life: Get One, as the best-of-show winner in the 2006 Second Life movie trailer contest. Entered in the action/adventure category and competing with entries submitted from around the world, Second Life: Get One excelled in all judging criteria: creativity, originality, quality of visual execution, narrative and soundtrack, editing technique, and highlighting of new in-world features.
- An assessment resource to support computing unit standards (levels 1 to 4) can be found on the NZQA website at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/forproviders/resources/index.html.
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