Facebook Bullies Charged

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....

Anti-social media? (via Newspaper to New Media)

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)

new software…

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

Goodreads | The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube….

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….

the internet encourages social isolation is not necessarily true

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