YES! we need Cybercultural studies

Charting out what the texts and methods in cyber studies is extremely valuable in the consolidating and legitimizing the study of the internet. There are many people in different fields who are studying cyberspace, because it is becoming,(or maybe already is) a key element in most of our lives. We need to know what conclusions people have made, especially different approaches, but maybe I’m just biased as an interdisciplinary-type person.

Additionally, we need to understand technology and its role in our lives. This article is also pertinent to last week’s discussion, but using robots in the military just go to show that we are using technology as a substitute for tasks previously defined as human. I think we definitely need to consider what kind of ethical and social consequences this kind of technology for human swap is creating.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5506658

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