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Born digital : understanding the first generation of digital natives

Author: John Palfrey; Urs Gasser
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The most enduring change wrought by the digital revolution is neither the new business models nor the new search algorithms, but rather the massive generation gap between those who were born digital and those who were not. The first generation of "digital natives"--Children who were born into and raised in the digital world--is now coming of age, and soon our world will be reshaped in their image. Our economy, our  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Book
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Palfrey; Urs Gasser
ISBN: 9780465005154 0465005152 9780465018567 0465018564
OCLC Number: 176895002
Description: vii, 375 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Identities --
Dossiers --
Privacy --
Safety --
Creators --
Pirates --
Quality --
Overload --
Aggressors --
Innovators --
Learners --
Activists --
Responsibility: John Palfrey and Urs Gasser.
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"The authors are knowledgeable but never pedantic...their studious, emphatic approach is both valid and reassuring, and their overarching point - let's think about these things now, rather than Read more...

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A fabulous title for parents, lawmakers and educators

by Mgrotti (WorldCat user published 2009-02-12) Very Good Permalink

Palfrey and Gasser have provided an in-depth look at some of the challenges and opportunities facing the new generation of "digital natives" and those of us who work with them, educate them, and nurture them.  Rather than taking a reactionary approach, the authors objectively examine the emerging...
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