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Why do we need to protect or secure information?

Why do we need to protect or secure information?

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Global Information Economy


Why do we need to protect or secure information?



(Day 5) 10/10/16

- Media Fast Report (due M Oct 17)

- “No Media” nightmare

- dependent on devices

- 5 Stages of Media Fast Grief

- Denial

- Anger

- Bargaining

- Depression

- Acceptance

- Write about last hour

- Global Information Economy

- Soviet Union was around

- Computers were room sized

- Part 1: End of the Cold War

- Soviet Union & US engaged in decades long struggle for supremacy - Didn’t use tanks, which is why it’s the “Cold” War


How to build global hegemony in three easy steps?



- USAF Titan II missiles pointed @ Russia

- Russia had bases in Cuba

- Military-industrial compex = country’s military establishment  & those industries producing military materials, regarded as a  powerful vested interest Don't forget about the age old question of What is the meaning of patriarchy?

- B2 Spirit Bomber costs $2.5 billion

- June 1989: Democratic election in Poland

- November 1989: Berlin Wall falls

- Happened because we wanted to protect information

- After technology was invented, Cold War ended

- Part 2: America As Hegemonic Superpower

- How to Build Global Hegemony in 3 Easy Steps

1. Build & maintain useful alliances. (Global Politics) a. Annual Trade w/ Canada; $580 billion (probably low) b. United Nations (started in 1945)

c. NATO (started in 1949)

2. Generate consent.

a. Toronto (Fox Theater); plays National Treasure

i. Benjamin Franklin Gates steals Declaration of  

Independence

1. Basically about American history

b. 30% of Playboy products (not magazines is bought in  China)

i. Fashionable clothing store


What is an example of coercive power?



Don't forget about the age old question of What do crooks try to offer to try to get out of being found guilty?

Global Information Economy

(Day 5) 10/10/16

c. “Western capitalism [becomes] a universal notion of  the free market.”

3. Use coercion to establish authority.

a. “Actual occupations of territory are now reserved only  for those populations difficult to organize.”

b. War in Iraq (2003 - ?)

c. What role do Culture Industries play in establishing in  the US?

i. Avatar, 2009; $761 million in US / $2 billion  

outside US

d. All hegemonies eventually dissolve … & then new  ones take place

e. Total US box office, 2015 = $11 billion; China box  office, 2016 = $10.5 billion

f. US movie screens, 2015 = 40,000; China movie  

screens, 2016 = 41,000

g. Regulate discursive shifts to favor hegemonic  

interests

i. “The Great Wall” w/ Matt Damon

1. well known director

2. Legendary Pictures; $50 billion in cash  

(Wanda Productions [China] bought  

movie)

h. Alibaba bought Amblin (created by Steven Speilburg)

Don't forget about the age old question of Why is it called the error function?

- “Globalization increasingly involves implanting Western  discourses & cultural practices, & global network capitalism, into  non-western contexts.”

- Part 3: Global Network Capitalism

- “TV graveyard”

 - “The people who succeed are those who can best find, organize, &  exploit information rapidly.” 

- Statistics

- 16 million cars sold in US each year

- go around Earth 2x We also discuss several other topics like How does becker describe moral entrepreneurs?

- 177 million smartphones sold in US each year

- 1.2 billion sold worldwide

- What are the hidden costs of Global Network Capitalism? - Cost = kid’s lives

- Greedy  

- Pollution

Global Information Economy

(Day 5) 10/10/16

- How is labor exploited?

- Exploit = to make full use of something; to extract full value - To make use of unfairly for one’s own advantage

- Is “unfairness” a core component of “making full use of  something”? Don't forget about the age old question of What is the definition of anchor residues?

- Creative Labor = humanity’s transformation of nature into human  identity in production of labor If you want to learn more check out What is the meaning of fluid mosaic model?

- Creative Economy

- “Even as the culture industry exerts control over its workers, it relies on their creativity and will necessarily contain an element of  creativity. It can’t entirely discipline how its workforce thinks.” - You gotta promote yo’self

- Books to be “better”

- “If the economy at large is based on permanent innovation,  flexibility, and communication, then individual workers support  networked individualism”

- “Flexibility also works as a control strategy: those who aren’t  prepared to produce more for less, work long days or at short notice won’t get the work”

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