This week’s 4cast:
- Google Generation?Â I Guess Notâ€¦.
A new study puts an end to the common assumption that the â€œGoogle Generationâ€ (those brought up in the age of the Internet) is the most web-savvy.
- â€œGoogle Generationâ€ is a Myth, Says New Research (Resource Shelf)
- Pioneering Research Shows â€œGoogle Generationâ€ is a Myth (The British Library)
- The Impatience of the Google Generation (Slashdot)
- The â€œGoogle Generationâ€ Not So Hot At Googling, After All (Ars Technica)
- Library of Congress & Flickr: Getting the Pictures to the People
The Library of Congress and Flickr, the ubiquitous photo-sharing website, have introduced a project that seeks to allow better access to LOC image collections.
- Flickr to Host Library of Congress Photos (CNET News)
- My Friend Flickr: A Match Made in Photo Heaven (Library of Congress Blog)
- Library of Congress Teams with Flickr (ReadWriteWeb)
- Many Hands Make Light Work (Flickr Blog)
- MySpace & Safety
Social networking site MySpace has been making the news lately after agreeing to implement a broad set of guidelines geared towards protecting the many underage users of the site.
- MySpace Agrees to Social-Networking Safety Plan (CNET News)
- MySpace Tries to Put Sexual Predator Problems Behind It (TechCrunch)
- MySpace, 49 U.S. State Agree on Web Safety Steps (Reuters)
- Texas AG: MySpace Safety Plan is Smoke and Mirrors (CNET News)
- Library Blogs: What to Read
Reading library-related blogs can help you keep up with the ever-changing and fast-paced world of library science and information technology.Â And admittedly, sometimes, non-library-related blogs help, too.