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Joichi Ito - Innovating by the Seat of Our Pants. How the Internet Is Ruining Everything. A selection of books by David Weinberger.

How the Internet Is Ruining Everything

The ongoing argument about whether the Internet is a boon or a bust to civilization usually centers on the Web’s abundance. With so much data and so many voices, we each have knowledge formerly hard-won by decades of specialization. With some new fact or temptation perpetually beckoning, we may be the superficial avatars of an A.D.D. culture. David Weinberger, one of the earliest and most perceptive analysts of the Internet, thinks we are looking at the wrong thing.

It is not the content itself, but the structure of the Internet, that is the important thing. Mr. Mr. “Newspapers, encyclopedias, they are just gone, at the touch of a hyperlink,” Mr. The abundance problem of the Web, Mr.


STORE. MUSIC. METIERS. SOCIAL MEDIA FATIGUE. Ce que traduit la peur de la distraction. La lecture de la semaine, il s’agit de quelques extraits d’un entretien que Cathy Davidson a donné le 21 août dernier au magazine en ligne Salon.

Ce que traduit la peur de la distraction

Cathy Davidson enseigne les études interdisciplinaires à l’Université de Duke en Caroline du Nord et elle est l’auteure d’un livre intitulé Now you see it qui traite de la manière dont les travaux sur l’attention vont transformer notre manière de vivre, de travailler et de penser. Dans cet article de Salon, elle est interrogée sur les enfants et sur la manière dont nouvelles technologies modifient le cerveau des enfants, pas forcément dans le mauvais sens. Antonio Casilli : « Le web reconfigure notre manière de faire société » Pour l'été, InternetActu vous propose de revenir sur les usages d'internet en compagnie de quelques-uns des chercheurs, sociologues, anthropologues, psychologues qui nous aident à comprendre l'internet.

Antonio Casilli : « Le web reconfigure notre manière de faire société »

A l'occasion de la parution des Liaisons numériques, vers une nouvelle sociabilité ? Logging on to computers helps us get out more, insist economists. The commonly held belief that the internet is turning an entire generation into solitary web-junkies is a myth, according to new research. The findings may offer succour to parents worried that social networking sites such as FacebookFacebook are reducing their children's participation in school sports and cultural activities. In a paper to be presented to a gathering of Nobel prize winners later this month, three influential economists claim their work demonstrates the internet is actually making us more socially active.

Stefan Bauernschuster, Oliver Falck and Ludger Woessmann of the Ifo Institute in Munich reject the claim that the internet isolates people socially and erodes the traditional foundations of society. 7 Radical Disruptions to Business. Sean Carton | August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments inShare45 Trends that rocked business as we know it.

7 Radical Disruptions to Business

If you look at industries disrupted by the Internet over the past 15 years, you'll find that most have been rocked by the following trends: 1. A shift in power from producer to consumer. 2. Are your customers becoming digital junkies? - McKinsey Quarterly - Marketing & Sales - Digital Marketing. New McKinsey research highlights a dramatic increase in the intensity with which people use digital devices and platforms.

Are your customers becoming digital junkies? - McKinsey Quarterly - Marketing & Sales - Digital Marketing

Nearly 50 percent of US online consumers are now advanced users of smartphones, social networks, and other emerging tools—up from 32 percent in 2008. We have been tracking consumers’ digital habits through a series of surveys covering more than 100,000 respondents across North America, Europe, and Asia. Our 2010 US findings highlighted the growth of advanced multidigital and rich-media segments (exhibit): the people most likely to be early adopters of new technologies (whom we label “digital-media junkies”), often younger men; those spending more time on social networks (“digital communicators”), often women; and those more likely to consume Internet-based video (“video digerati”).

Study: Kids Say the Future of Tech is Robots & Real-World Integration. + Share this Latitude recently completed a multi-phase innovation study, Children’s Future Requests for Computers and the Internet, which asked kids across the world, ages 12 and under, to draw the answer to this question: “What would you like your computer or the Internet to do that it can’t do right now?”

Study: Kids Say the Future of Tech is Robots & Real-World Integration

Digital Oxytocin: How Trust Keeps Facebook, Twitter Humming. The most surprising takeaway from the recent Pew Research Center study, "Social Networking Sites and Our Lives," wasn't that 80% of Americans regularly use the Internet or that 60% of web users have a social network account--double the number in 2008, with the vast majority on Facebook (52%) and Twitter (33%).

Digital Oxytocin: How Trust Keeps Facebook, Twitter Humming

Nor is it that people have gone gaga over smartphones, with one in three Americans owning one. Rather, it's the idea that the Internet, in particular social networks, engender trust, and the more time you spend on them the more trusting you become. As the report put it, "The typical Internet user is more than twice as likely as others to feel that people can be trusted," with regular Facebook users the most trusting of all.

Texters : un album. Les blogueurs à la lumière de leur écran. La photographe américaine Gabriela Herman a photographié un blogueur qui lui en a recommandé un autre, et ainsi de suite.

Les blogueurs à la lumière de leur écran

Le résultat est une série de portraits à la lumière des écrans, un voyage intimiste entre online et offline. Comment avez-vous commencé cette série ? Gabriela Herman. SoLoMo -


La vie connectée. « Smart » !

La vie connectée

FUTURE OF BOOK. Electronic Devices Redefine Quality Family Time. FILTER BUBBLE. FRIENDSHIP. FOMO. TURN OFFLINE.