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Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future

Here’s a total re-blog of some interesting thoughts from Get Degrees. It’s lifted wholesale from their article Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future: We know where the jobs are now… but where will they be ten years from now? Twenty? Some job descriptions will always be in need, but many others are evolving […]

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Bibliography

So that’s it, my series is over. All that’s left to do now is credit the academic sources that influenced and aided in the construction of my argument. Thanks to everyone below, and thanks to you, dear reader, for coming along for the ride. References: Baudrillard, Jean (1983). Simulations. New York: Semiotext(e). Baudrillard, Jean (1988). […]

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Web Discoveries for August 11th

These are my del.icio.us links for August 11th Facebook Developers | Facebook Connect – Information and documentation on Facebook Connect. Something we’ll be using on plenty of upcoming activity. Innovation : Idea Hub : American Express OPEN Forum – Really well-executed bundle of branded content, that is genuinely useful to new businesses and entrepreneurs. 11 […]

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Applying Benjamin

AR technology grants virtual objects presence in physicality. This is a concept ripe with potential for academic study. Baudrillardian thought states that we would seek to assign these objects similar values to other, real world objects. The School of Economy offers the truth that scarcity creates value. Our physical, tangible world is finite, but The […]

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Applying Baudrillard

For Jean Baudrillard (1983), “at any moment in the course of our modernity, a particular arrangement of signifying objects and images conditions the way we see the world” (Clark, 1995). “Each major transformation is accompanied by a feeling of disorientation and discomfort over the loss of the previous ‘reality’. This effects a recourse into the […]

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