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Facebook Bullies Charged After Victim Ally Pfeiffer Tracks Them Down Online | Clear thinking and excellent detective work ! This girl is to be highly commended for her clear thinking and courage to face up to cyber bullies. Hopefully the perpetrators will learn from this and change their ways....
Tikkun Daily Blog » Blog Archive » Guest Post: “Making the Internet Moral,” By Chris Stedman.
On Video Game Addiction | The Blackbird Press - I don't do video games but I would tend to agree based on my own ongoing experiences in the black hole of cyberspace surfing the web and lurking in chat room.... BBC NEWS | Technology | S Korean dies after games session BBC NEWS | Technology … Continue reading beware….
Could you communicate only through Twitter, Facebook and video chatting with your friends and loved ones for 30 days? One Portland, Ore., woman is in the process of finding out. Cristin Norine has embarked on a 30-day Public Isolation Project to learn how technology walls people off even while connecting them. Norine, who is living … Continue reading Anti-social media? (via Newspaper to New Media)
What Teenagers Think About Facebook, Twitter and MySpace « Media and Tech.
Reocities - reconstruction of the old Geocities....
"Kill your Facebook page" backlash gains speed - Computerworld Blogs - looks like they might be unless they stop pissing people off !
Stanford study: Media multitaskers pay mental price - Seems reasonable to me. I'm an avid web surfer and my subjective impression is that I don't concentrate as well as I did before immersing myself in the web....
Kindle for PC. -- I just downloaded and installed this; looks good. Digital is the wave of the future but I still doubt that this will ever entirely replace actual printed bound books. We shall see... Amazon.com: The Noble Eightfold Path of Christ: Jesus Teaches the Dharma of Buddhism eBook: Thomas Ragland: Kindle Store
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Attention determines our happiness; focus, our success :: Rebecca Blood -- article about how the constant bombardment of information from the internet etc causes people to be fragmented and unable to pay attention. Yeah, they're right; I can tell from observing myself...
I see Yahoo is closing Geocities ! I made a page on there way back when but now I don't have a clue how to get to it. I can see their not allowing new registrations but they should keep it up for historical purposes. Yahoo in general seems to be a has been; my … Continue reading sunday morning….
I went walking at lunchtime; it is much colder than it was yesterday or Sunday ! Work is kind of dragging today, not that I'm not busy but its is sort of a doldrums day. While I eat at my desk I'm looking around the web. Being the cyber-junkie that I am I signed up … Continue reading tuesday midday…..
Goodreads | The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube, and the rest of today's user-generated media are destroying our economy, our culture, and our values (Paperback) by Andrew Keen - I started reading this yesterday. Keen paints a starkly bleak and dismal picture of internet culture and the decline of civilization. Unfortnately there … Continue reading Goodreads | The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube….
Virtual Integrity: Faithfully Navigating the Brave New Web by Daniel J. Lohrmann rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a guide to safety on the internet for Christians. The emphasis is on personal integrity when surfing, especially on social networks and making use of user controls to customize what you see on the web. The … Continue reading Virtual Integrity (book)
The New Atlantis » Is Stupid Making Us Google? - I am a devotee of Google and I love to surf the web. I hate to say it, but I believe that this article is a dead on accurate assesment of the sorry state we find ourselves in. The internet is a double edged sword, … Continue reading is stupid making us google ?
More than 50 percent of Internet users who live with a spouse and at least one child go online with another person at least a few times a week, the survey found. Asked about the impact of new technologies, 47 percent said they have increased the quality of communication between family members, and the same … Continue reading the internet encourages social isolation is not necessarily true
Internet Searching Benefits Middle-Aged, Older People | AHN | October 15, 2008 - this article says web surfing is good for the brain ! From my extensive experience, I would agee as long as you don't do it too much. I also suspect that spending too much time on line can exacerbate things like ADD.