Format – Write out your answers in a Word document (.doc or .docx).

Format – Write out your answers in a Word document (.doc or .docx).

Format – Write out your answers in a Word document (.doc or .docx). Please number you answers according to the numbers listed below (#1-15). Double-space the document and use Times New Romans and 12-pt font with 1-inch margins.

Please do use simple parenthetical citations (no need for works cited page) whenever you refer to a concept or idea taken from a reading! For example: (Tufecki 2010, p.#).

Short Answer – 7 questions to answer. Each answer should be a fairly short paragraph (approximately 4-6 sentences). Be specific, to the point, and clear—this shows a definitive understanding of the concepts. Read the questions carefully.

1.According to Castells, what is the culture of autonomy and what are the key forces that have resulted in the rise of this culture?
2.According to Hampton’s (2010) The Social Life of Wireless Urban Spaces, how is technology changing the use of urban public spaces? According to lecture, what is the potential concern/downside of this shift?
3.Define strong ties and weak ties. According to Granovetter, what is the main benefit to weak ties and why? What is the most valuable weak tie and why?
4.According to Tufecki, what is the hyperpersonal nature of cyberspace? What finding does she discover that she argues is evidence of this?
5.According to Zuboff, what is surveillance capital? What does it mean to informate and how is this becoming increasingly profitable?
6.According to Orlikowski, what is the duality of technology? How does this help explain the conflicting theories of social constructivism and technological determinism?
7.What does it mean for social capital to be both an individual and collective good? How does Putnam understand this and what is his argument about social recapitalization?

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