! Class Assignment #1
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The Digital World of Nicholas Negroponte
Director, MIT Media Lab
Internet Journalism happens against a digital backdrop. What does this mean?

For those who wish to use the library, a good place to start would be with Nicholas Negroponte, director of the famous Media Lab at the Massachussets Institute of Technology and former columnist for Wired Magazine. His book, "Being Digital," used to be the main textbook for this class.

Owing to its relative brevity, and also owing to the fact that much of it is based on columns available for free on the Internet, well ...

Better to just start using the 'Net.

Please read these articles, all of which were written by Mr. Negroponte between 1993 and 1998.

It is particularly amazing to note how little of this has become dated, in spite of the warp speed of the Internet.

Be prepared to answer questions pertaining to these articles.

-- Geo
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Digital Etiquette
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/2.11/negroponte.html

The Paradox of a Book
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/3.02/negroponte.html

Bits and Atoms
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/3.01/negroponte.html

Three Physiological Effects on the Shape of our World
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/5.10/negroponte.html

Multimedia
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/1.05/negroponte.html

Debunking Bandwidth
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/1.03/negroponte.html


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Get a Life?
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/3.09/negroponte.html

The Role of the FCC
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/1.02/negroponte.html

Wearable Computing
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/3.12/negroponte.html

Electronic Word of Mouth
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/4.10/negroponte.html

The Future of the Book: E-ink and E-paper
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/4.02/negroponte


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