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Responding to Anna: Not Everything Digital

Written by Kevin Hodgson
February 06, 2013

This is part of an ongoing series of discussions I am having with my good friend, Anna Smith, about digital literacies. (You can follow the entire thread of our back and forth talks here.) The other day, Anna asked the question of “where isn’t digital” as she considered a quote by David Wees about the importance of digital literacies in a technology/media-rich world.


Here is an infographic that she created to make her point:



I could have gone in any number of directions here in response to her post, but I found myself thinking quite literally about the areas in my life when things are not digital, and how wonderful that is. It reminded me that technology can’t replace everything, and some experiences still require tangible connections (family) or intangible moments (dreaming).


Here is my infographic response:
Where isn't digital response


And, as per usual, I did some reflection via a webcomic about my thinking:
Reflection This Isnt Digital


Peace (in the learning and sharing),
Kevin