Category Archives: Internet literacy

Publicly Available Documents

In the final hours of revisions to my dissertation, it occurred to me that I probably really needed to check with the blogger whose site name I was using in my title, to make sure that was OK with him. I did, and he said yes, he was flattered.

The URL Problem

Internet literate people use URLs to figure out where they are online. They use them to judge the accuracy of a website, figure out who is probably writing it, and determine how to interpret the discussion on it. Internet illiterate people, by contrast, don’t make use of URLs, much less understand what “URL” means or […]