Communication and the technologies that enable it promise so much.
Greater understanding. Better interaction. Social harmony. Where do these promises come from? “I think” gathers some thoughts, research notes, and course materials that might give answers to this question.
The blog covers topics such as: Is technology a type of magic? Does Google need to cave in to China? Is technology a “good” thing? Can on-line news replace off-line news? Does the Internet “affect” us?
The blog is published by Sorin Adam Matei, Assistant Professor of Communication, Department of Communication, Purdue University.
PhD, 2001, University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication, Los Angeles.
MA, 1994, Tufts University, The Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy, Boston.
BA, 1991, Bucharest University, Romania.
Former BBC World Service Producer.
Born in Transylvania, father of a New Yorker and of an “Indian,” never bored…