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Digital Natives Forum Series

The Digital Natives Forum is a series of cross-discipline discussions hosted by the Digital Natives Project on topics related to young people and their use of technology in their daily lives. The series aims to bring together scholars from across disciplines to share knowledge related to young people and their use of technologies from a number of vantage points, and to discuss what questions should be asked, architectures built, and skills taught in the future.


Events 06

Jun 12, 2007 @ 12:30 PM

Digital Natives: Understanding a Generation Online

Erin Mishkin, Urs Gasser, and John Palfrey

Erin Mishkin, Urs Gasser, and John Palfrey discussed "Digital Natives: Understanding a Generation Online" More

May 15, 2007 @ 12:30 PM

Digital Natives: Participatory Culture or Self-Representation?

Corinna di Gennaro, Berkman Fellow

Corinna di Gennaro discussed whether the utopian visions of a new participatory culture from the internet translate into societal changes away from the internet. More

May 2, 2008 @ 11:00 AM

Digital Natives Forum Series: Identity and Privacy online

This round-table discussion explored the issues of identity and privacy online relating to young people's use of digital and networked technologies. More

Apr 30, 2008 @ 1:00 PM

Digital Natives and Privacy: Recorded, always and forever?

Miriam Simun of the Berkman Center's Digital Natives Project

Mirum Simun discussed impact of technology on privacy: the blurring of private and public spheres, the development of a "culture of sharing," and the high level of data gathered… More

Jun 25, 2008 @ 2:00 PM

Digital Natives Forum Series: Creativity and Media Literacy Forum

An installment in the Digital Natives forum series hosting a discussion of developing technologies. More

Sep 3, 2008 @ 12:30 PM

Digital Natives Forum Series: the impact of digital technologies upon young people’s civic engagement

with Dr. Sunshine Hillygus, Keli Goff, Paul Selker, Nasser Wedaddy, and Judith Perry.

An interdisciplinary roundtable discussion on youth & civic engagement: Connecting theory to practice: How can digital media tools enable youths to motivate one another to… More


Publications 01

Sep 1, 2008

Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives

Based on original research and advancing new theories, leading internet and technology experts John Palfrey and Urs Gasser offer a sociological portrait of the 'Born Digital'… More