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Language:: Writing as Video::Editing 

Akinnaso (1991) reflects in his chapter “Literacy and Individual Consciousness” on how gaining literacy (especially coming from an oral culture, as he did in Nigeria), fragments and subdivides one’s thought process. “The nature of schooling, writing, and ‘scientific’ inquiry further socializes us into talking about experience in bits and pieces. The segmentation of experience is …

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Computers + Writing 

Writing and alphabetic systems have always been shaped by the tools and materials in the environment. The materiality of clay and reeds influenced the development of the ancient alphabet cuneiform; the writing system was comprised of five different wedge shapes, which were the types of impressions the reeds made in the clay. (The word “cuneiform” …

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