Added by Reid Cornwell on February 28, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
Abstract: This paper argues that fundamental problems in the way that knowledge is represented and accessed on the Internet prevent the Internet from achieving its full, positive potential in education. Among these fundamental problems are intrinsic deficiencies in keyword search technologies, deficiencies that place undue burdens upon student, teacher, and researcher alike. Vannevar Bush’s 1945 article “As We May Think” is used as a framework for discussing in a historical…Continue
Added by Reid Cornwell on February 26, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
107 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2010.
294 billion – Average number of email messages per day.
1.88 billion – The number of email users worldwide.
480 million – New email users since the year before.
89.1% – The share of emails that were spam.
262 billion – The number of spam emails per day (assuming 89% are spam).
2.9 billion – The number of email accounts worldwide.
25% – Share of email accounts that…
Added by Reid Cornwell on February 22, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments