When the first Harry Potter book appeared, in 1997, it was just a year before...– How the Internet Gets Inside Us: newyorker.com Another piece on the effect of technology on society.
NPR's piece on Turkle + Alone Together
Well I mean ask yourself, I mean do you think that we are different in our...– Turn On, Boot Up, Drop Out? | Nicholas Christakis | Big Think Nice short video of Nicholas Christakis.
5 ways to take your life back from Facebook | USA... →
A piece on “connectivity and its discontents.” Somewhat related to general theme of this Tumblr.
Sandbox - an online community that helps you make... →
Sounds promising, or at least interesting. From that short little description at least.
After a couple of days in this part of rural Alabama, it is hard to complain...– Much of Rural America Still Struggles With Broadband Access - NYTimes.com
FRONTLINE: digital nation: watch the full program | PBS You need to watch this. Great, great use of 90 minutes.
I saw homes. On hills. The concentration camp was in a valley and in each...– Is The Internet God? : All Tech Considered : NPR Interesting piece.
In Vietnamese village, tech rewires old traditions... →
She interviewed 72 social-media users for her book and found that for some,...– Single or Spoken For? Facebook Can Alert Your World - NYTimes.com More good work from New York Times on the influence of tech on dating relationships. Loved the one on Skype awhile back, too.