Day 1 - HOTT notes
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Date Created: 08/10/16
Day 1 Communication A specific, understandable, effective interaction between people or texts that conveys a message A sender and receiver are simultaneously present Transmission Technologies allows information to pass through time and across distance Textual culture What is a text? “I don’t know what it isn’t.” o Books, images, symbols, sign language/body language “Would etiquette be a text?” o Clothing (expression), tattoos TEXT A technologically reproduced representation of language. Language that is created in hand. Manually encoded human language. Why do we have texts? Organization, preservation (history; try to avoid its being forgotten), WE ARE A TOOL MAKING SPECIES Texts are artificial memory systems; we don’t have to hold everything in our head anymore. Move on and create new ideas and texts.
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