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Published on May 10, 2011
behindtheyello5 summarizes the question explored by young people struggling to manage the glut of communication technology shaping the culture of their generation.
When does collective learning become collective intelligence?
This video is the result of undergraduate students living the question during a Communication course on Media and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Building from individual videos for the Visions of Students Today project by Michael Wesch, this video includes excerpts of TED Talk lectures, contemporary musicians, dancers and other intellectual artists depicting some of the social realities of media and culture relevant in 2011.
Watch the companion video, Controlled Drowning/Re-Solving Survival, aka "Do we have to be this way? (channeling passion)"