This assignment was really interesting, and challenging at the same time. Working with the web tools I chose to use provided me with a steep learning curve. I visualized exactly how I wanted to express myself and what I wanted my product to look like, but bringing it to life required way more tools than I had anticipated. I enjoyed doing this project in Prezi, finding it easy to work with, and far more dimensional than Power Point or Google presentation. As I focused on the content of my podcast, the emerging theme for me was privacy. My digital and daily life are expressed similarly I have maintained a very low online profile for many reasons but really recognized how important privacy is to me while expressing my ideas through digital literacy. Placing any kind of content online is a bit scary for me. Everything is visible and permanent My use of the internet in the past was far more Web 1.0 focused, where I would read text, and locate information. With all of the really neat applications available at your finger tips, a person must "sign up" to make use of these tools. Wonderful as they are, I leave behind my digital finger print. I find myself cringing each time I'm asked to provide my personal information (name, email address, and pictures) online. I realize that as I move forward in a web 2.0 and 3.0 world that I will have to re-establish MY parameters of "privacy". Ironically, as exposed as I feel, with more and more people on the internet, the less significant of a player I am.
Watch the Prezi with hypermedia at: http://bit.ly/WARZjG