- TV remains top source of news even as online grows –
- Why We’re Failing in Math and Science – O’Reilly Radar – A great post from Tim O'Reilly reminding us how America is "dumbing down" just when we need to be building education and intelligence in order to compete in the global marketplace.
- Do Social Networks Bring the End of Privacy?: Scientific American – SciAm considers how new Web behaviors are changing our ideas of privacy and ponders if "Existing law should be extended to allow some privacy protection for things that people say and do in what would have previously been considered the public domain."
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These are my links for March 15th through March 17th:
- Digg, Wikipedia, and the Myth of Web 2.0 Democracy. – "At both Digg and Wikipedia, small groups of users have outsized authority." No one ever expected it to be truly democratic, but it does give pause as to who is deciding what learning we get – probably still better than the norm.
- Is User-Generated Content Out? | Newsweek Technology | Newsweek.com – "The individual user has been king on the Internet, but the pendulum seems to be swinging back toward edited information vetted by professionals." The trend continues. I still believe their is a huge "curator" role for editors to play.
- Where Every Ad Knows Your Name – Bits – Technology – New York Times Blog – Loise Story of the New York Times asks an insightful question that reveals just how far we have come in "personalizing" the Web. It certainly raises privacy issues, but it also open the possibility of tailored content and delivery.