[CITASA] Need Sage Advice

Alladi Venkatesh avenkate at uci.edu
Tue Feb 23 03:19:59 EST 2016


Thank you...you are probably right and I do respect your thoughts.. I will wait for a few more comments, if any..I do realize there is not much to choose from..

AV

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> On Feb 23, 2016, at 12:12 AM, "Deborah.Lupton" <Deborah.Lupton at canberra.edu.au> wrote:
> 
> Hi 
> 
> I think 'digital' is a way better term than any other offerings - certainly less unwieldy than 'ICTs'. 'Cyber' is even more dated, and 'virtual' has its own meaning.
> 
> Deborah
> 
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> 
> Recently I was asked to contribute a chapter on "digital consumption" to an Edited book on new media etc. I sent a friendly note to the editor stating that
> the word "digital" is so 2005 or thereabouts and is history....I don't
> have a good substitute..."virtual" sounds slightly worse...so I am now in a fix and am looking for an appropriate term...
> 
> Any thoughts?
> 
> Alladi Venkatesh
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