The Social Dilemma
In lieu of doing the Mytilab Access Assignment, you can choose to do this alternative assignment. (Pick one or the other ( Myitab assignment or the alternative activity. Do not do both!)
If you have a Netflix account, watch the documentary The Social Dilemma. If you don’t have a netflix account, you can try to see some of the main clips via Youtube, but that isn’t the same experience.
After you watch the documentary, provide your typed answers to the following questions:
In your own words, what is the problem the film discusses?
Do you find yourself unconsciously checking your phone or certain apps? Did this – or the impulse to – happen at all while watching the film? What emotions seem to trigger this behavior?
What kinds of emotional responses do you have to the content in your feed? What content tends to have a negative impact on your well-being? How often do you see it?
Answer is: they are not seeing that same information.” Do you think it’s important for everyone to have the same set of facts? Do you follow people and sources you disagree with? Why or why not?
What is your reaction to the information from the resources below?( Angry,surprised, indifferent, etc) Why?
Answer the questions in a word document and attach it to Blackboard. You can copy and paste the questions if you want to. No paragraph limit but answer the questions honestly and thoroughly using correct sentence structure.