Daily Archives: September 24, 2006

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Matt Gullett on Youth Tech

Thanks to Helene Blowers for linking to Matt Gullett’s new to me blog Youth Tech: http://youthtech.wordpress.com/ Matt is the Technology Education Librarian at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center. I’m also happy that he’ll be presenting with Kathryn Deiss in our Public Library track at Internet Librarian in Monterey! From the About Page: This is a site/blog that will post, converse, write and communicate about issues that involve youth (teens, tweens & tods) and how best to interact, educate, entertain, relate and learn. We hope to post on broad themes and specific issues that will be of interest to […]

Pew: The Future of the Internet II

“Privacy is a thing of the past…” There’s a new Pew report out, with technologists and thinkers offering their views of the future of the Internet. The Future of the Internet II has some fascinating findings and will offer much food for thought. From their summary page: A low-cost global network will be thriving and creating new opportunities in a “flattening” world. Humans will remain in charge of technology, even as more activity is automated and “smart agents” proliferate. However, a significant 42% of survey respondents were pessimistic about humans’ ability to control the technology in the future. This significant […]