How to survive in the new media ecology
Trends in the use of digital technology and what they mean to museums.
Online participation in the social media era
Research Specialist Aaron Smith discusses online participation and social media at the 2009 Symposium on Racing and Gaming in Tucson.
Participatory Culture + Health Care
Quick answers to frequently-asked questions: Is a cultural shift affecting health care? How do people judge the quality of health information online? Are patients ready for this?
Teen Content Creators
Slides about teen content creators, shown at The Power of Youth Voice: What Kids Learn When They Create With Digital Media.
Participatory medicine and health data rights on NPR
NPR’s Morning Edition story, “Patients Turn to Online Buddies for Help Healing,” combined research and real-life examples, participatory medicine and health data rights.
Social Isolation and New Technology
How the internet and mobile phones impact Americans’ social networks.
Surviving in the new information ecology
Lee discusses the latest findings of the Pew Internet Project and why they suggest that libraries can play a role in people’s social networks in the future.
The Twitter Question
How we measure Twitter and status updating (and an invitation to help us improve).
Twitter and Status Updating, Fall 2009
Some 19% of internet users now say they use Twitter or another service to share updates about themselves, or to see updates about others–up from 11% in April.
Portrait of a Twitter user: Status update demographics
Some 19% of internet users now say they use Twitter or another service to share updates about themselves, or to see updates about others. This represents a significant increase over previous surveys in December 2008 and April 2009, when 11% of inter…