Type:

Other, Manual

Description:

The video is a portion of a speech given by Kevin Kelly on the Technium, a term he created in his book “What Technology Wants.” He uses the speech to better explain the technium and how humans have not only created it but have created themselves as a part of it. The technium is “anything useful that a mind makes.”

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Current Events
  • Social Studies > Global Awareness
  • Social Studies > Psychology
  • Social Studies > Sociology
  • Social Studies > Thinking & Problem Solving

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Professional Education & Development
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division

Keywords:

Technology Critical What Technology Wants

Language:

English

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of -0001-11-30.

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Curriki Review System
July 6, 2011

This resource received a 3* rating because it is part of the larger resource Resources for exploring "What Technology Wants" by Kevin Kelly, which received a rating of 3-Exemplary in the Curriki Review System. You can learn more about this larger resource by reading its review and comments.

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Steven Johnson
June 2, 2011

Hey Team Leaders,
I honestly found this video to be an extremely helpful tool of which I used to develop a much more concise understanding of what the author's fundamental objectives were after having been lost and somewhat confused time and time again as he described his concepts behind the "technium." Although I feel that it might have lacked in aspects of visual engagement, I still think it was an extremely useful teaching object and a beneficial aid to the development of today's Elluminate Forum!

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