Thursday, February 15
LIFE ONLINE


OFFLINE READING

TEXT:

  • Reading 5-4: Love.com

ONLINE

READ:

Big Mother Is Watching. The Wall Street Journal, November 26, 2005.
Parents are tracking blogging by their teenagers, and grappling with thorny ethical and technological questions that result.

When a Risque Online Persona Undermines a Chance for a Job. The New York Times, June 11, 2006.
The hazards of living a life online when it comes time to find a job offline.

Traveling the Too-Much-Information Highway. The New York Times, July 24, 2005.
A first-person account: "My story begins in the fall of 2003, when I met the Musician -- or, I should say, I met his blog."

GLANCE AT:

The Social Impact of Internet Use. Psychological Science Agenda, Summer 2003.
What does research say about the impact of online communication on social relationships? (PDF file).