Annoying Ways People Use Sources Reflection:

In this article “Annoying Ways People Use Sources”, Kyle Stedman makes an effort to show students the wrongdoings of quoting sources how to fix them. He begins his argument by stating the way that most quoted sources are presented is as annoying as following a slow driver on the highway (242-243), because our readers either…

Annoying Ways People Use Sources Notes:

Summary: The word annoying in the title of this chapter (Chapter By: Kyle D. Stedman) draws attention to the rhetorical nature of a writer’s choices when citing sources, emphasizing that readers may feel emotions like annoyance when authors fail to cite in the ways expected by the audience. Throughout the entirety of this article the author uses…

How to Read Like a Writer: Reflection

Considering that I am currently a college student this text couldn’t relate to me more. On page 79, the author Mike Bunn introduces the idea about RLW, and to most college students this is a new way to read and can be difficult to learn at first. I can attest to this because I feel…

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Seeing Ourselves Through Technology Ch. 3 Notes:

Summary: Throughout Chapter 3 the main points that reoccur continuously is everything to do with selfies; as the title of the Chapter 3 states “Serial Selfies”. Most of the chapters that we have read so far talked about the history and evolution of selfies and how they were used back then and nowadays. The biggest…

Persuasive Argument Essay:

It seems as though our daily lives are revolved around the many different filters that we decide to present to people we encounter off-line and online. Photo filters are just one of the ways in which we have a cultural phenomena, in particular, goes beyond social media. In the text Seeing Ourselves Through Technology, Chapter 2 (Rettberg, CH.2) one…

Seeing Ourselves Through Technology Chapter 2 Notes:

Summary: Chapter 2 “Filtered Reality” by Jill Walker Rettberg, proposes the idea using the term ‘filter’ as an analytical term to understand algorithmic culture. In everyday colloquial speech, we filter the photos we post on social media and the news that we produce. In today’s measurable perception the filter has become an alluring analogy for the ways in which…

Responding to “The Mechanical Bride” Notes:

Analysis: On the last page of this article the author states “Certain habits of mind have led to a natural exaggeration about the value, and even necessity, of “correct views.” This statement continues by stating; “These habits blind people to the real changes of our time. Conditioned in this way, people have been taught to accept…