Technology and life

Conceptualizing gender differences in behavior

ABC News: Male Domination of the Internet Is Over, Study Finds

The study says 68 percent of men and 66 percent of women now go online. Since women make up a larger portion of the population, that means they outnumber men in cyberspace.
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Although a similar percentage of men and women use the Internet, the study found they often use it quite differently.

The research suggests men largely go online to pursue solitary pursuits, while women use the Internet to enrich their existing relationships.

There's no Wikipedia entry for 'moral responsibility' | The Register

There's no Wikipedia entry for 'moral responsibility' | The Register
The first, and the most immediately absurd of these two defenses, is that since nothing at all can be trusted, er, "definitively", then Wikipedia can't be trusted either. This is curious, to say the least, as it points everyone's expectations firmly downwards.

Anthropology.net | Beyond bones & stones

Anthropology.net | Beyond bones & stones
Anthropology is defined as the study of humankind and their origins throughout different places and times. The study focuses in detail on cultural, biological, linguistic, and archaeological research.

Speed of technological progress and social effects

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Pokud nenastane zvrat v použitých technologiích, za 15 let budou procesory a grafické Ä?ipy vyzařovat na centimetr Ä?vereÄ?ný stejné teplo jako sluneÄ?ní povrch.

Possible cognitive and affective implications of the new media paradigm shift

A Library for The New World

Digitized, instant communication is the great technological revolution of our time. It has streamlined business and delivered more information more quickly to more people than ever. And it has accelerated basic and applied research. Both the problems and the researchers who work on them are scattered around the world, but they come together in a common focus on the Internet.

Oral vs. written tradition and new technologies

Portable Media Expo and Podcasting Conference Saturday Sessions
Audible's CEO Don Katz's keynote address at the Podcast Expo brought together very many interesting points regarding the relationship of the oral and written tradition and the role of new technologies in giving new importance to the ultimate pre-technological medium: storytelling. (Audio here)

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