Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives

Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives

by John Palfrey, Urs Gasser
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ISBN-10:
0465005152
ISBN-13:
9780465005154
Pub. Date:
08/25/2008
Publisher:
Basic Books
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Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives


The first generation of “Digital Natives”—children who were born into and raised in the digital world—are coming of age, and soon our world will be reshaped in their image. Our economy, our politics, our culture, and even the shape of our family life will be forever transformed. But who are these Digital Natives? And what is the world they're creating going to look like?

In Born Digital, leading Internet and technology experts John Palfrey and Urs Gasser offer a sociological portrait of these young people, who can seem, even to those merely a generation older, both extraordinarily sophisticated and strangely narrow. Exploring a broad range of issues, from the highly philosophical to the purely practical, Born Digital will be essential reading for parents, teachers, and the myriad of confused adults who want to understand the digital present—and shape the digital future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465005154
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 08/25/2008
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 9.48(w) x 6.42(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     1
Identities     17
Dossiers     39
Privacy     53
Safety     83
Creators     111
Pirates     131
Quality     155
Overload     185
Aggressors     209
Innovators     223
Learners     237
Activists     255
Synthesis     273
Acknowledgments     291
Notes     295
Glossary     345
Selected Bibliography     353
Index     365

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