731Oct 27, 2012
Future of Reading
Panelists talked about the future of reading and child literacy. Among the topics they addressed were the use of digital books, the impact of new technologies on the publishing industry, uses ...
169Nov 14, 2007
Q&A with Nicholas Negroponte
Nicholas Negroponte talked about his organization, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), and its efforts to provide one Internet-connected laptop to every school-age child in developing countries. The ...
14Nov 12, 1996
Internet and Information
Professor Negroponte took questions from an audience of students and faculty in an informal forum. The discussion ranged over a wide variety of topics, including the impact of the Internet on ...
20Feb 5, 1996
Information Technology Security
Panelists discussed methods for protecting information on the Internet, especially encryption programs. They examined how secure digital communications are, both from intrusion by individuals ...
16Feb 2, 1996
Technology and the Nation State
In a forum entitled, “A New Digital World: Is the State Irrelvant?” panelists discussed the obsolescence of traditional, nationally-oriented concepts in the emerging global network of ...
48May 27, 1993
High Definition Television
The subcommittee heard testimony from television and telecommunications industry officials on the rising industry surrounding high-definition television. Promoters of high-definition television ...
10Apr 15, 1988
Newspapers & the Future
Bogart reported results of a national readership survey conducted by the Newspaper Advertising Bureau. The survey looked at how people get their news, why and how people read newspapers, and ...