Living Through Technology


Welcome to James Collier's section of Issues in Professional and Public Discourse (English 4874), Living Through Technology (CRN 93127), for fall 2013 at Virginia Tech.

"Today's person spends way more time in front of screens. In fluorescent-lit rooms, in cubicles, being on one end or the other of an electronic data transfer. And what is it to be human and alive and exercise your humanity in that kind of exchange?" — David Foster Wallace in David Lipsky's Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace. (See also Brian Christian's The Most Human Human.)

Living Through Technology