Daniel Staemmler

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History of “whatever”

I came across this great video capture (via @mattlingard) of a presentation at the Personal Democracy Forum 2009 held the keynote talk onthe 2nd day by Dr. Michael Wesch. He is an Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Digital Ethnography at the Kansas State University.

This presentation is very well done and in addition to the history of “whatever” there there are a lot of good thoughts in it. How will the next generation develop skills to be able to socially interact with each other when only or most of the time talking to a webcam sitting on the top of their computer screen? The future will let us know…

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