Born Digital : Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/22/2010
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

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Two leading experts explain the brave new world inhabited by "digital natives"--the first generation born and raised completely wired. Palfrey and Gasser offer a sociological portrait of this exotic tribe of young people who can seem both extraordinarily sophisticated and strangely narrow.

Author Biography

John Palfrey is Professor of Law and a Vice Dean at Harvard Law School. A faculty director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, he is a regular commentator on network news programs, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, NPR, and BBC. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Urs Gasser is the Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. He has edited six books and has written over sixty articles in books, law reviews, and professional journals. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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