Friday, September 5, 2014

And the Word Became Flesh

Matthew S. Collins
Director, Ernest Miller White Library
Associate Professor of Bibliography and Research
September 4, 2014
Fall Convocation
John 1:1-17
Digital technologies now seem to touch nearly every area of our lives, regardless of whether we are one of those who are “always on” or one who is only occasionally online.  The pervasive nature of our digital tech raises questions about how it may or may not affect our personal lives, our relationships, and our communities.  The most significant effects to be addressed will be the decontextualizing and disembodying nature of the information we send, retrieve, and use with our digital tools.  Listen to the address.