UncategorizedDecember 14, 2008

The Future of the Internet III

A survey of experts shows they expect major tech advances as the phone becomes a primary device for online access, voice-recognition improves, and the structure of the Internet itself improves. They disagree about whether this will lead to more soci…

UncategorizedDecember 14, 2008

The Next Future of the Internet

Predictions about the fate of the cell phone, the future of voice recognition, the advantages and disadvantages of personal transparency, the architecture of the internet, and where leisure and work are headed — and much more.

UncategorizedDecember 2, 2008

Facebook Connect and a failure to understand online identity management

Facebook has recently announced the rollout of a new feature called Facebook Connect, which will allow users to login to other websites using their Facebook identity and which will then potentially feed back to a user’s network information about …

UncategorizedNovember 17, 2008

Youth online safety resource now available

The Internet Safety Task Force, has spent the last year looking at online safety, including pre-existing research, research gaps and available solutions. As a part of the process, Andrew S…

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2008

Use of Cloud Computing Applications and Services

Some 69% of online Americans use webmail services, store data online, or use software programs such as word processing applications whose functionality is located on the web. Online users who take advantage of cloud applications say they like the co…

UncategorizedJuly 18, 2008

Doctors’ Digital Footprints

A recent JAMA article warns doctors to follow their own digital footprints since patients may be doing so already. But is searching for information about a doctor so different from searching for information about a neighbor, classmate, or colleague?

UncategorizedJuly 11, 2008

Do we have a right to online privacy?

The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on Wednesday about the privacy implications of online advertising.

UncategorizedJuly 3, 2008

Internet Safety Town Hall

On June 30th, Amanda participated in an Internet Safety Town Hall for educators

UncategorizedJune 30, 2008

Teens, Online Stranger Contact & Cyberbullying: What the research is telling us

This presentation covers basic internet connectivity statistics before launching into a discussion of the major online safety issues. Broken down into issues of online contact vs online content, the talk shares data on online stranger contact, sex…

UncategorizedJune 10, 2008

Online child safety and literacy

This presentation pulls together Pew Internet Project research about teenagers’ online activities, their behavior on social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace, and their Web 2.0 content creation activities. It covers the threats posed b…