In Rheingold’s article, I found myself completely able to relate my own experience to the story he tells. Rheingold mentions that people spend more time paying attention to what’s on their phones and ignore the information around them. This reminded me of my own experience the other day. Due to…

After reading this week’s material, I suddenly realized that I had spent so much time on electronic devices during the entire year of quarantine. Before quarantine, I would spend time going to class every day and would participate in activities after school. I would spend a short amount of time…

As a person who loves video games, I have been troubled by the difference between VR (Virtual reality) games and AR (Augmented reality) games for a long time. Since both things seem to blur the relationship between virtual and reality, it can often be confusing. In this week’s study, I…

Due to the popularity of the Internet, more and more people have access to the Internet and post their thoughts online. However, not everyone has good intentions to communicate with others, which leads to a series of problems such as internet troll and fake news. The first issue I would…

As an international student, I think this week’s topic is really interesting to me. Because it not only made me rethink what the Internet means to our current situation, but it also made me rethink a bit about my life experiences this year. During this quarantine period at home, my…

With the development of the times, Online Activism has become an essential part of our lives. In the past, the public often ignored many social issues due to the lack of technology. It was difficult for people to access enough information to focus on these serious issues. And because people…

One of the things I found interesting in this reading of Policy Brief: Privacy (2015) was the article’s reference to the condition people are in when they agree to some policies. In fact, few people actually read the terms and conditions because they are long and difficult to understand. Most…

In this section, we explored how we can connect identity building to the Internet. Appropriate use of the Internet to explore and express oneself can help adolescents better perceive and construct their identities in online communities. Especially for some ethnic minorities, research suggests that “it was argued that online contexts…

In Video Visitors and Residents, David White proposes to divide people who use the internet into visitors and residents. For visitors, the internet is an instrument or a tool. Visitors search for material on the internet or look for information that will satisfy their purpose. In this case, the visitor’s…

Mingzhu Ye

A student who is studying education and wants all children to have a bright future.

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