Friday, September 30, 2016

Freakonomics Chapter 1: What Do Schoolteachers and Sumo Wrestlers Have In Common?
Freakonomics Chapter 2: How Is the Ku Klux Klan Like a Group of Real-Estate Agents?

In 150 words, consider how motivation is a key part of context and how it has the power to sway intent. Don't worry about addressing both articles specifically; instead think thematically. (Of course, you may refer to them explicitly if you need to.)

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Readings #3 - 1) Is Google making us stupid? 2) Why Google isn`t making us stupid... or smart.

1) Is Google Making Us Stupid
2) Why Google Isn`t Making Us Stupid... Or Smart

Readings #3 - 1) Is Google making us stupid? 2) Why Google isn`t making us stupid... or smart. Read the above articles. In 150 words, address the dichotomy between the two.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Post a working definition for: What is technology?.

Post your working definition for: "What is technology?"

Feel free to update, change, modify, or add to your definition as you progress through AP Capstone.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Reading #2 - If Public Libraries Didn't Exist, Could You Start One Today?

Reading #2 - If Public Libraries Didn't Exist, Could You Start One Today?

In 150 words, post a reply to "Reading #2 - If Public Libraries Didn't Exist, Could You Start One Today?". Within your reply, summarize the article and propose a question or critique regarding the article. Try to keep STEEP (Scientific, technological, ecological, economical, and political) perspectives in mind while synthesizing your responses. 

Monday, September 5, 2016

Reading #1 - A Freakonomics Proposal to Help the British National Health Service

Reading #1 - A Freakonomics Proposal to Help the British National Health Service

In 150 words, post a reply to "Reading #1 - A Freakonomics Proposal to Help the British National Health Service". Within your reply, summarize the article and propose a question or critique regarding the article.