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Generation Digital explores how digital technology, particularly the Internet, has globally influenced and defined our daily lives in 21st Centur… Read More
Generation Digital explores how digital technology, particularly the Internet, has globally influenced and defined our daily lives in 21st Century. Our behaviors, interactions and the ways in which we gather and learn information have all drastically morphed from generations prior; such shifts have been brought about by rapid increases and changes in Internet development and usage. Read Less
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The intro wall for Generation Digital features a case displaying the chronological development of smart phones. 
GENERATION DIGITAL EHXIBITION
Mission Statement:
Generation Digital explores how digital technology, particularly the Internet, has globally influenced and defined our daily lives in 21st Century. Our behaviors, interactions and the ways in which we gather and learn information have all drastically morphed from generations prior; such shifts have been brought about by rapid increases and changes in Internet development and usage.
 
Summary:
Generation Digital uses the Newseum as a venue to discuss how we have each been influenced by our use of digital technologies. A personal narrative directs this interactive experience through the key themes of how the Internet has impacted our social, political, educational and financial spheres. Areas of focus include social media, the online presence of the entertainment industry, online dating, political movements instigated or fueled by Internet action, online shopping, smart phones, video games and more.
 
Generation Digital encourages visitors to participate in the discussion by recording videos and pictures to YouTube and Instagram in photo booths, using computers to post on Twitter and Facebook and instigating in-person conversations. Generation Digital also has a strong online presence to support and enhance the content of the exhibition including pages on Facebook and Twitter (#GenerationDigital).
A 3D rendering (created in Vectorworks) of the gallery space in the Newseum where Generation Digital is housed.
Generation Digital features many interactive elements including this photobooth where visitors can record and upload videos with their reactions to the exhibition onto the show's YouTube channel.