Everything Is Broken playlist for 03/01/2011

Today we will continue to explore the brave new world of social media. Our guest is Dave Parry, Assistant Professor of Emerging Media and Communications, UT, Dallas. David studies the ways in which people communicate in the digital age, and prepares students to use new media; how technology, and language as technology, shape the act of reading. We will discuss his analysis of the events in North Africa regarding social media. Parry earned his Ph.D. in English from the University at Albany (SUNY). http://profoundheterogeneity.com/

We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My image “door in wall” inspired David’s essay of the same name. be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith

And lastly, our pal Steve Wiehe will check in from Florida to give us his take on events.

MUSIC today from Roberta Flack.