An essay, according to Oxford Dictionary, is a short piece of writing on a particular subject. In a way, everyone can write an Essay. The only thing they need to do is contemplating and pouring their thought on a piece of writing.
Regardless of the formal essay structure, you are required to make a piece of writing in response to the article below:
Does technology change culture or culture change technology?
Tim Finin, 1:00pm 10 July 2006
For example, she said that mobile phone manufacturers have developed popular phones for Muslim users that support their religious practices by (1) reminding them when it is time to pray, (2) orienting them towards Mecca and (3) disabling incoming calls for 20 minutes. She gave many other examples from Africa and Asia that showed how new technology is being used in ways that fit into the existing cultures.
I found the message reassuring. Itâ€™s easy to get worked up into a state of anxiety about what our modern world is doing to our societies. Human cultures are apparently more resilient than we naively assume.
So, what do you think about the topic? Write down your idea in response of the article above within 150-200 words and post it on comment space below. Don’t forget to attach your full name and student number. The deadline is tomorrow, Friday, 4 pm. The post will be considered as one meeting attendance. Thank you.