Flashcards in Chapter 8 - Media & Technology Deck (22)
The application to and promotion of feminism online.
Patents that are granted when someone has invented a new and original design for a manufactured product.
The uneven access to technology around race, class, and geographic lines.
The ability to sort through, interpret, and process digital knowledge.
Evolutionary Model of Technological Change
A breakthrough in one form of technology that leads to a number of variations, from which a prototype emerges, followed by a period of slight adjustments to the technology, interrupted by a breakthrough.
The sorting process by which thousands of possible messages are shaped into a mass media appropriate form and reduced to a manageable amount.
The gap in information that builds as groups grow without access to technology.
All print, digital, and electronic means of communication.
A process by which fewer owners control the majority of media outlets.
The worldwide integration of media through the cross-cultural exchange of ideas.
Those who see technology as a symbol of the coldness of modern life.
The principle that all Internet data should be treated equally by internet service providers.
All interactive forms of information exchange.
A situation in which a few firms dominate a marketplace.
A form of constant monitoring in which the observation posts are decentralized and the observed is never communicated with directly.
The act of a technology company planning for a product to be obsolete or unable from the time it’s created.
Parents that recognize the discovery of new plant types that can be asexually reproduced.
The spread of technology across borders
The cross-cultural development and exchange of technology
The application of science to solve problems in daily life.
Those who see technology as symbolizing the potential for a brighter future