An African Information Society
A series of interviews with Africans that attended the Development Workshop organised in the framework of INET'97, the annual Internet Society conference which was held this year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Business and Media in the Information Society
Interviews of key figures about such issues as business incubation, dispute resolution in domain names, modualrity, mobile applications,...
A series of articles and interviews about development ssues related to the deployment of the Internet.
Key skills both online and offline...
Discussing the question of society enacts governance, in particular with respect to the Internet and the domain names issues (covering the period 1996 - 2001).
The Internet Society and the Future of the Internet and Society
In the recent debate about top level domain names some have raised the question of the legitimacy of the Internet Society in one of its key roles. The rapidly changing context is also challenging the pertinence of ISOC. How can an organisation like the Internet Society continue to contribute to the harmonious development and growth of the Internet? What can be learnt from this process about models of how to run the Internet?
Personal Learning Environments
In trying to understand how people learn and develop new pratices that involve, amongst other things, the use of online networks and applications, the metaphor of the personal learning environment is particularly useful.
"Key Internet Policy Issues" is a series of contributions from people living in countries new or relatively new to the Internet about what they consider to be key policy issues related to the deployment and use of the Internet in their country. These texts were publsihed in a special issue of the Internet Society's magazine "OnTheInternet" entitled "Strategies for development: from thought to action" in November 1997.
The Reconnected Indidividual
The notion of the "individual" is a recent invention yet its implications are vast. If we can put the idea of the individual into perspective we should find it easier to understand what mutations are likely to affect us as we move into the so-called Information Society.
Rights and responsibilities in the Information Society
Artciles covering such issues as trust, privacy, security, quality,...
Strategies of opposition to technology
Based on writings by Niel Postman, Kirckpatrick Sale and Paul Virilio.
A series of articles written about telework during the second half of the 1990's, as well as a short bibliography and some links.
Women and the Internet
Articles written by women about women and the Internet including work on development and mentoring.
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