A Labor Day Gift: Unplug!

There’s been a huge shift in the sheer volume of information consumed (an increase of 350% in the amount of information consumed daily between 1980 and 2008), and then a shift to pervasive interfaces (cell phones, smartphones, remote working, social networks, etc.) All this makes us all too available, all the time. That’s why disciplined […]

Older Adults’ Use of Social Networks Growing Fast

A growing number of adults are logging onto social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to stay connected, according to a study released recently by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and America Life Project. In fact, for adults 50-64 years old, the use of social networking sites have jumped by 88% in the past year, […]

Feeling a Bit Overconnected? Join the Crowd…

Young people have done a good job of integrating technology into their lives, but they are also the ones who are most concerned about being over-connected. This finding is part a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, The Mobile Difference, which discusses how different groups of American adults treat the latest […]

Google Calls for Action on Web Limits

The director of public policy for Google, told a joint Congressional panel that the US should consider withholding development aid for countries that restrict certain Web sites. He said censorship had become more than a human rights issue… More Information For more information go to: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/25/technology/25google.html