Four Burning Questions
Let’s face it: most kids outpace their parents’ technical skills online midway through primary school. But while tweens and teens may know way more than their parents when it comes to navigating Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and or Ask.FM, they don’t always show the experience, maturity and judgment to manage these powerful tools in responsible ways.
Andrew Stauffer is Director of the Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship at the University of Virginia – one of the most important projects in the new field of Digital Humanities. Stauffer is a key player in the online editing and study of literary and historical texts. Recently, he has written about the impact of Google Books on library policies.