Author: Alex Mashny

Alex Mashny is a PhD student in Rhetoric and Writing at Michigan State University. His research interests include technical communication, digital and cultural rhetorics, embodiment, and circulation studies.

Hello! I’m Alex. Technology seemed somewhat inaccessible to me while I was growing up. It wasn’t that I had no access to technology. We had a family computer, and in my teenage years I was given a number of cell phones by my parents, ostensibly to be able to call them in case I got lost while in public, or there was some other kind of emergency. But, rather, I always felt that technology was something I used, but was incapable of really understanding. Circuits still seem otherworldly to me. I have no idea how most of the devices around…

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