YouTube video: “The Machine is Us/ing Us”
This video gives a quick background on the history of the technology of text, from handwriting to digital text — including websites, hyperlinks, blogs, flickr, etc.
“The Machine is Us/ing Us” questions where digital text is going, whether we will be able to control it, its purpose, and other related questions.
“The New Hard Times” – video stories from The New York Times
“The New Hard Times” is a video series run by The New York Times. Readers submit videos that feature friends or family members discussing what life was like in the Great Depression and their view on these new, hard times.