Showing posts from September, 2015

A Social Media Behavioral Model

The virtual digital life is conversation through technology. We're not speaking. We're thinking and saying it in words. Our expression is feeling and emotion in writing. The inflection of the voice is not heard but words move ideas. As we read we react and respond. Our thoughts and feelings intermingle in the digital conversations. The word technology originates from the Greek word  techne meaning "art, skill and cunning of hand." Technology is the knowledge of the techniques involved in methods and processes of making machinery. Just about everything we use has a technical process. Someone implemented the technology to make the thing usable. Thank goodness they did. Philosophical debates propose technology will worsen the human condition not improve it. Let's not blame technology for our human traits good or bad. Robots won't ever replace the essence of human interaction. It takes a human to program the robot. The robot is only as g