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
There are about 2 million photos up already. Go ahead, browse. Wonderful history. Life magazine was the premier photo magazine in the US for many many years, in the heyday of magazine, when there were only a half dozen really popular ones.
Reading the news today, a paragraph from David Brooks stands out as a prediction on the social fabric of the US as they (we?) enter into a prolonged recession. Finally, they will suffer a drop in social capital. In times of recession, people spend more time at home. But this will be the first steep…
Xeni Jardin over at BoingBoing found this great kid telling stories in French. It’s 4 minutes, and she will steal your heart. Try to match the English words with the French ones, some are similar, others are not. Once upon a time… from Capucha on Vimeo.