Tag: children

by Mark Glaser

I am what you might call the late early adopter. Rather than live on the bleeding edge, I wait safely until Version 2 comes out with the bugs and problems fixed. I got Windows 98 in ’99, waited for the iPhone 3G, and checked out the Kindle 2 rather than 1. But when my e-book […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Forget about Second Life. The big buyout talk in virtual worlds lately has been around sites such as Club Penguin, a squeaky-clean world catering to kids aged 8 to 14, and Webkinz, a kids site with games and virtual pets. A recent BusinessWeek article noted that Big Media companies such as Sony and News Corp. […] more »

by Henry Jenkins

Mark Glaser is on vacation this week, and will resume blogging next Monday. We’re happy to have Henry Jenkins as guest blogger in his place. Jenkins is the Director of the MIT Comparative Media Studies Program and the Peter de Florez Professor of Humanities. He is the author and/or editor of twelve books on various […] more »