Nate’s Final Blog Portfolio

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    Showcase Two best posts: http://www.annettevee.com/2016fall_techandculture/2016/11/16/heinz-history-center-2/ http://www.annettevee.com/2016fall_techandculture/2016/09/19/homo-faber-or-homo-sapiens/   Two best comments: http://www.annettevee.com/2016fall_techandculture/2016/10/10/society/#comment-88 http://www.annettevee.com/2016fall_techandculture/2016/09/26/technological-parts/#comment-67   Reflection:   This blog really helped me with organizing my thoughts on specific topics that were discussed throughout the week. It helped make the ideas … Continued

Heinz History Center

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This past week I participated in the field trip that went to the Heinz History Center. It was really cool to see all of the different items that made up the Heinz History Center. At first, I thought it was … Continued

Technology’s Effect on Family

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Cowan described how technologies affected family life and social structures. Technology has shaped gender roles throughout history. This is also true in my family. My dad had to travel an hour to work in the technology of a car. He … Continued

Technology and Museums?

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Over the past week I visited the Carnegie Museum of Natural History as part of the IAS field trip. I realized during the trip that the museum wouldn’t have even been possible if it hadn’t been for technology. In order … Continued

Homo Faber or Homo Sapiens?

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Over the past week, we read a piece in class by Ruth Cowan that argued that humans could easily be described as primates who make things instead of primates who think. I was completely unaware that this debate ever even … Continued