UncategorizedOctober 31, 2007

Microsoft and Facebook

How is Facebook planning to make money?

UncategorizedOctober 30, 2007

Data Set Policy Change

For the last seven years, we have observed a waiting period of six months between the publication of a report and the upload of the data set. No more.

UncategorizedOctober 29, 2007

The Velveteen Rabbit

Recently the Pew Internet Project conducted an informal, online survey about people’s “personal history of internet use.” There was an amazing richness to the personal stories we received and this is a selection of what you had to say.

UncategorizedOctober 24, 2007

Parent and Teen Internet Use

Parents view the internet less favorably than in 2004, yet are still engaged with their children’s media consumption. Teens are more likely than their parents to say tech devices are helpful.

UncategorizedOctober 24, 2007

Online Games

Ed Castronova offers insights into the rise of virtual identities through online games and raises questions about the future of interpersonal communication.

UncategorizedOctober 18, 2007

Broadband: What’s All the Fuss About?

The impacts of high-speed connections extend beyond access to information to active participation in the online commons

UncategorizedOctober 17, 2007

Geezers Crashing the Facebook Party

According to local college students, there’s clearly something creepy and weird about the influx of adults “infiltrating” what were once the collegiate walls of Facebook.

UncategorizedOctober 14, 2007

Teens and Online Stranger Contact

Girls, teens who post photos or profiles show an increased likelihood to be contacted by people with no connection to them or their friends. Girls are more likely to report contact that made them uncomfortable.

UncategorizedOctober 11, 2007

Doctor-directed Health Resources

University of Wisconsin researchers have found that breast cancer patients seemed to benefit from being directed to doctor-approved health information online.

UncategorizedOctober 10, 2007

The Digital Health Revolution

If you really want to get into the topic of how the internet is changing health care, check out Fard Johnmar’s new show, The Digital Health Revolution.