UGA TELE 3010 - New Media (2 pages)

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Brief Overview of new media, as this is not of importance to our teacher.

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University of Georgia
Tele 3010 - Intro Telecom
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TELE 3010 1nd Edition Lecture 26 Outline of Current Lecture I New Media II Constraints Opportunties Current Lecture New Media Social Media Convergence of Information Technologies Networks Digital Content Digital Media Digitization storage delivery reception of information in digitized form Format Binary code 0 1 binary digits known as bits Sequences of binary code are called bytes Forms data text sound images Characteristics of Digital Media 1 Manipulable easily changeable 2 Networkable shared exchanged easily 3 Dense large amounts in small spaces 4 Compressible reducible and expandable 5 Impartial indifferent Convergence Function content technology networks telephony computers and media looking back at the years 70s separation 80s new media but still separate 90s single platform Industrial organizational 90s corporate mergers Products and Services 80s business 90s workers 2000s consumers Networks Series of interconnected points Ex telephones and Internet Internet as Network Decentralized packet switching These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Common protocols language of community World Wide Web hypertext and linking html source code databases of stored information Interactivity Participation and user choices like video games internet The idea of the prosumer Interactivity changes the dynamics of media blurs the distinction between individual and mass audiences blue the distinction between producers and receivers The notion of senders and anonymous receivers becomes problematic Interactive communication Mobility Computers in a mobile context like the iPhone and android Voice text data images and GPS are all mobile now Pervasive ubiquitous computing Re writing spatial and temporal constraints of human communication Opportunities of new technologies 1 Access to information and ability to participate 2 Reduced importance of status 3 Value of large networks 4 Multiple sources of information 5 Group collaboration of knowledge 6 Timely information 7 Anonymity 8 Specificity location and ability to network Constraints of new technologies 1 Competencies and financial access 2 There is a digital divide 3 security concerns 4 Choice and Isolation 5 The Truth is hard to determine 6 Disappearance of public data 7 Safety responsibility 8 Privacy

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