Call up somebody, have them log on to your EtherPad page and you and friends can edit notes together in real time. Simpler than Google Docs, this is something to look into. Definitely.
Over at BoingBoing Cory Doctorow points us to a 3-year multi-million-dollar research effort to discern what the youth of America are doing online, and whether it is good for them or not. Two-pager, White paper, Book: Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out (download), Digital Youth homepage