Monday, June 8, 2009

Policy on the Internet

Several sites do a good job discussing policy issues concerning the Internet.
My top three favorite sites for policy are The Pew Internet & America Life, The Benton Foundation, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

What do you think is an important policy issues about the Internet?

Ineffective websites

Are there websites that you visit that are ineffective?
Maybe they do not respond to their audience or the content is really outdated.
Do you have some examples of ineffective websites?

Monday, June 1, 2009

Images are important

Great websites have wonderful images. One website that consistently has great images is the NASA website. See some of NASA's best images at
What other websites have great images?

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Discuss one important event or person in the past 5 or 10 years of the Internet.

Twitter, a micro blogging site, by Jack Dorsey launched in 2006. Twitter is one of the fastest growing sites on the Internet today. Recently, Marshall Kirkpatrick wrote that Twitter has just passed both the NYT and the WSJ in traffic numbers according to Compete and Quantcast. Will this just be the fad of the year or is twitter and microblogging here to stay?

Discuss one important event from the past 5 or 10 year on the Internet.

How do you use the Internet?

How do you use the Internet?

PEW Internet and American Life has a quick survey you can take about your online activities.

The Survey is at

Do you use the Internet more for connecting to friends and family, for entertainment, for getting news, or for other purposes? Would you rather use email or IM? Do you tweet?

Has the Internet improved your life or does it give you more things to do?

Do you want to connect to the Internet when you are on vacation?

How do you feel about the Internet?

Monday, January 12, 2009

Top predictions for 2009 has some predictions about Twitter, social media, Digg, and other companies in New Media.

Wired lists tools that will increase in importance in 2009. Identity management will increase with OpenID, Google Friend Connect and Facebook Connect. HTML 5 already is emerging to replace HTML 4.01, Lifestreaming with social network aggregators like FriendFeed will make gains in 2009. Location awareness application are predicted to increase.


Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Ads on Edge

Check out this SlideShare Presentation:
Ads on Edge
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