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Monthly Archives July 2008

How I Learned to Stop Worrying about New Media Literacy and Love the Internet

Essay by Evgeny Morozov A response to Dan Gillmor’s Principles of a New Media Literacy Continue the conversation with Daisy Pignetti. While it offers a useful general perspective on the future of media literacy, Dan Gillmor’s essay doesn’t fully answer some of the most fundamental questions about the relationship between education, media, and democracy. Let […]

Anonymity on the Web

Essay by the Cheshire Cat “C’mon. Give us the juice. Posts are totally, 100% anonymous.” So reads the web page. Read on and you’ll find every manner of gossip about America’s college students, searchable by name. Joe Johnson’s mental and venereal illnesses. Mary Smith’s suicide attempt after her sex life was splashed across the […]

Cybercrime – and what we will have to do if we want to get it under control

Essay By Michael Barrett with companion pieces by Beau Brendler and David Clark. Continue the security conversation with John Clippinger and Dembitz. As I write this, in the spring of 2008, we have recently passed a milestone – on April 22nd, 1993, Mosaic 1.0 was released by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) . […]