Looking at the way online content has been handled in the last 15 years is an inspiring exercise in observing media and one of its major building blocks. Initially, online content was lifted from print. The idea was that the few people with Internet access would not be able to affect the hold print and [...]
Posts Tagged ‘digerate’
Tags: Barack Obama, digeracy, digerate, digreature, freakonomics, Free Books on the Internet, Kindle, researchbuzz.org, Search Inside, Suze Orman, Tara Calishain, Women & Money
If there’s anything new we will ever learn about search engines, databases, and online information collections – Tara Calishain probably knows it already. Since 1998 (that’s 10 years ago!) Tara has been publishing one of the best resources on searching-for-research-purposes. Her fantastic website and newsletter are choc-a-block with information, find them at http://www.researchbuzz.org.
Tags: digerate, digerati, digitally literate, Elspeth Moll, Maria Amelia Lopez
An unattributed pun says that ageing is one of the leading causes of statistics. Even if we stay away from stats, it is a fact that the internet and its cottage universe of applications are age friendly. Modern technology makes it easy to go online, it is reasonably inexpensive, and the benefits (social, emotional and [...]