Category Archives: Internet

Future of the Internet IV

The Pew Internet Project has released its survey “The Future of the Internet IV“. It offers opinions from hundreds of “Internet stakeholders,” business and technology leaders, consultants, and writers and covers the following issues: Will Google make us stupid? Will … Continue reading

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Resource on Journalism

Image by Kewei SHANG via Flickr Project for Excellence in Journalism: Analysis: Our Studies [pdf] http://www.journalism.org/research_and_analysis/Studies The Pew Research Center‘s Project For Excellence takes a broad view of news coverage, and this website contains their timely and empirical research studies. … Continue reading

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The Communicators

C-SPAN: The Communicators¬† http://www.c-span.org/Series/Communicators.aspx C-SPAN has given viewers programs like the celebrated “BookTV” and “Booknotes” and now they have come out with “The Communicators”. This program features a half-hour interview with “the people who shape our digital future.” Interviews include … Continue reading

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Back to 1981

Look back to the beginnings of online newspapers in this video on YouTube…1981 Primitive Internet Report on KRON.¬† What a hoot!

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Speech of the Week

Tweet from Robin Ashford, Reference and Distance Services Librarian Speech of the week: Future of the Internet Conference (Prague, May 11, 2009) “What policies to make it happen?”

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Web preservation

In July 2003, the Library of Congress and the national libraries of Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Sweden, the British Library (UK), and the Internet Archive (USA) acknowledged the importance of international collaboration for preserving Internet content … Continue reading

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Keeping up with Google

If you are interested in keeping up with what’s going on in the world of Google then you will be happy to learn that Google recently created a directory for all of their blogs.¬† And that’s not all!¬† You can … Continue reading

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The internet and the election

Here are some interesting statistics from the Pew Internet & American Life Project on the 2008 election and internet usage. 46% of Americans have used the internet, email or cell phone text messaging to get news about the campaign, share … Continue reading

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