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5. Your online life, permanent as a tattoo 
Juan Enriquez 
<5:53>  February 2013

 

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≪Questions:Your online life, permanent as a tattoo≫
1. According to Mr. Enriquez, what are four things that go together?

a._________________

b._________________

c._________________

d._________________

 

2. Mr. Enriquez says “Tattoos really do shout.” What does he mean?

 

 

3. What are electronic tattoos?

 

4. Mr. Enriquez points out that facial recognition is getting really good, but that is a bad thing. Why?

 

5. Why we are close to immortality?

 



6. Fill in the blanks.
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Why the Greeks?
<1. Sisyphus>
He did a horrible thing

→ so he was  ___________for all time to
roll a large rock up a hill,it  it would roll back down,
he had to roll it back up, it would roll back down,
and he would have to roll it back the hill again,
repeating this forever. 

[Lesson]
Once you get that electronic tattoo,
you’re going to be rolling that tattoo up and down for a long time.

You should be __________ what you post.

 

<2. Orpheus>
Great guy, he went to the underworld to get his beauty back,
he was not supposed to look at her until

they were _____________, but he couldn’t resist.

He looked at her, and he lost her

____________.

[Lesson]
With all the data out there, it might be a good idea

not to look too far into the __________

of those you ___________.

 

<3. Atalanta>
Greatest runner, she would challenge anybody.

If you won, she would ___________you.

If you lost, you ________________.

Hippomenes beat her by rolling little golden

_____________________ to distract her.

[Lesson]
Remember the ___________.

 

<4. Narcissus>
Falls in love with his own reflection.

[Lesson]
Don’t fall in love with _________ own reflection.
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7. Jorge Luis Borges, a Latin American poet, said “Oh, come on, how else can you threaten, other than with death?” However, Mr. Enriquez came up with a new idea. What was it?

 




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≪Answers:Your online life, permanent as a tattoo≫
1. According to Mr. Enriquez, what are four things that go together?

a.____big data____

b.____tattoos_____

c.____immortality_

d.____Greeks_____

 

2. Mr. Enriquez says “Tattoos really do shout.” What does he mean?
Tattoos can tell us a lot of (many) things.

 

3. What are electronic tattoos?
Pictures and comments that you post on SNS that may stay forever.
 

4. Mr. Enriquez points out that facial recognition is getting really good, but that is a bad thing. Why?
Because people can find out who you are by just taking your picture.
You can go online and download your data (stuff).

 

5. Why we are close to immortality?
Because our electronic tattoos will live far longer that our bodies will.




6. Fill in the blanks.
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Why the Greeks?
<1. Sisyphus>
He did a horrible thing

→ so he was  ____condemned____for all time to
roll a large rock up a hill,it  it would roll back down,
he had to roll it back up, it would roll back down,
and he would have to roll it back the hill again,
repeating this forever. 

[Lesson]
Once you get that electronic tattoo,
you’re going to be rolling that tattoo up and down for a long time.

You should be ____careful____ what you post.

 

<2. Orpheus>
Great guy, he went to the underworld to get his beauty back,
he was not supposed to look at her until

they were ___out___, but he couldn’t resist.

He looked at her, and he lost her

____forever___.

[Lesson]
With all the data out there, it might be a good idea

not to look too far into the

____past_____

of those you _____love_____.

 

<3. Atalanta>
Greatest runner, she would challenge anybody.

If you won, she would __marry_you.

If you lost, you __died__.

Hippomenes beat her by rolling little golden

____apples_____ to distract her.

[Lesson]
Remember the __purpose__.

 

<4. Narcissus>
Falls in love with his own reflection.

[Lesson]
Don’t fall in love with _your_ own reflection.
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7. Jorge Luis Borges, a Latin American poet, said “Oh, come on, how else can you threaten, other than with death?” However, Mr. Enriquez came up with a new idea. What was it?
Threaten somebody with immortality

 

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