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Answers to Questions from Twitter on Teen Practices

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Is Cassette Culture to Thank for Web2.0?

Guest Post by: Holly Seddon via Matt Rhodes

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Clicks Or Mortar? at the Pixel Palace

by: David Polinchock

I have a degree in theater and, although I haven't performed in a lot of years, I'm still very curious about how all of these emerging & interactive technologies will impact the role and position of performances. I was a children's theater person, so a lot of the work I did was called participatory in theater language, but what it meant was that there were elements of the show where we expected the children to help move the story along. 

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Holistic Interaction

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Do You Know Who You're Talking to?

by: David Armano

Imagine someone comes up to you at a cocktail party. And they're wearing a mask—while everyone else isn't. You don't know much about that person because they're not really telling you a great deal about themselves. How much would you tell them about yourself in return? How much would you trust them? How much do you really know about them?

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Taken Out of Context -- My PhD dissertation

by: danah boyd

Without further ado... my PhD dissertation:

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Will It Scale?

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Research about Digital Europe

by: Dick Stroud

A couple of big meaty research reports were published last week about all things digital.

EIAA Mediascope Europe 2008 tells you all you want to know about why people are using digital stuff. It is particularly useful if you want to know what 25-34 year olds are doing online. The 35+ are grouped into ‘other’.

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What's the Story, Jerry?

by: David Polinchock

Growing up on Long Island, there was a store that I think was called JGE's. Long before Costco, it was warehouse shopping if you belonged to a union. The commercials starred a kinda' big guy -- Jerry -- and it was a VO asking What's the story, Jerry and he would say something like You come to JGE's, so them your union card and get the best prices... or something like that. At the end,he'd raise his hands in the air (showing off a huge beer belly!) and say That's the story!

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'Born Digital' by John Palfrey and Urs Gasser

by: danah boyd

I am pleased to announce that John Palfrey and Urs Gasser's Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives is out in the wild! This book grows out of the digital natives project at the Berkman Center (with which I am loosely affiliated).

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