Hi! My name is Carly Topal. I am currently a junior at Rutgers University enrolled in this creative writing class. My major is journalism and media studies, so writing is a great interest of mine. I have never blogged before, so I am incredibly excited to expand my horizons and get into communicating and debating with others over the web. From taking this class I expect to further my knowledge on technology’s effect on society, as well as enhance my skills sharing my work in the digital world. The readings written by Shirky and Carr seem very interesting, and I am excited to complete them then utilize the information I learn for the assignments in this course.