Personal Research

 

Brewster Kahle builds a free digital library

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0BYXqk6Q3c

This TED video is an excellent example of technological changes. Brewster Kahle has helped put into motion the first attempt to create a digital library that encompasses all the books in the world. Personally, I think that this is an excellent move, as it will allow much numbers of people to have access to books that in normal circumstances they would never have been able to gain access to.

Mena Trott: How blogs are building a friendlier world

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlBTxuWCuL8

Mena Trott gives an excellent overview of the brilliant world of blogging. At the beginning she details the effect blogging has had on the world and what blogging has achieved. However, she does speak about the difficulties of public blogging and having people who you do not know, and do not know you read your blog and not get the full meaning. However, to her, blogging is incredibly important, and gives so much.

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