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    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,…

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    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 laptops…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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,…

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