Before diving into all the tools and potential of the web, it's important to have an understanding of what it all does or may mean for us and the next generations.

Growing Up Online
Frontline PBS, watch online 2009
Just how radically is the Internet transfroming the experience of childhood?

The Virtual Revolution
BBC, 3D documentary explorer 2010
'Are you happy to trade your privacy for free access to web sites and services? Or are you worried that your personal space is being eroded by companies who are building databases of your online habits and preferences?'

Digital Nation
Frontline PBS, watch online 2010
'Within a single generation, digital media and the World Wide Web have transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we learn and work to the ways in which we socialize and even conduct war. But is the technology moving faster than we can adapt to it? And is our 24/7 wired world causing us to lose as much as we've gained?'

The Machine Is Us/ing Us


http://www.ted.com Feeling like the world is becoming less friendly? Social theorist Jonathan Zittrain begs to difffer. The Internet, he suggests, is made up of millions of disinterested acts of kindness.