Choose one (1) and only one of the following sentences and craft a focused argument in response to it. Your response must incorporate at least one reading from each of the course’s major sections (and historical eras), as spelled out on the syllabus: Cybernetic America; The Network Society; Surveillance Capitalism.

Assignment Question

Instructions: Choose one (1) and only one of the following sentences and craft a focused argument in response to it. Your response must incorporate at least one reading from each of the course’s major sections (and historical eras), as spelled out on the syllabus: Cybernetic America; The Network Society; Surveillance Capitalism.

You may agree with the statement, disagree with it, or take a position in the middle. Whatever position you take, be sure to deal with potential challenges to it. The position you take will not affect your grade. Your answer should be between 8 and 10 double-spaced pages long (approx. 2400-3000 words using a 12-point font). Your answer may not exceed 10 pages (or 3000 words). Possible Topics (Remember: Choose Just One): Digital media technologies are an egalitarian force in American society.

Today we inhabit the cybernetic world Norbert Wiener described in The Human Use of Human Beings. History shows us that artificial intelligence will completely transform the American economy and American culture. Grading Criteria: The strongest response papers will: frame their arguments in terms of the course readings and discussions; make a single case and explore its ramifications thoroughly (rather than, say, surveying multiple possible points of view); and demonstrate a command of the course materials, an ability to synthesize them and in the best papers, an ability to move beyond them toward an argument of one’s own. I have some stuff put together that i will attach as a PDF and here are the articles i need to use. Zuboff, Shoshanna. “Big Other: Surveillance Capitalism and the Prospects of an Information Civilization.” Benjamin, Ruha. Race after Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code. Cambridge, UK; Medford, MA: Polity, 2019. Marwick, Alice and Rebecca Lewis. “Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online,” Data & Society Report 2017, Data & Society, pp. 1-49. Kate Crawford, “Atlas of Ai” “Introduction,” “Earth,” Labor Kate Crawford,