Tuesday, September 30, 2008

And How Might This Impact on Polling Results?

Robert Frost Library on the Amherst campus

Link to September 24 Collision Detection post, "At Amherst college, 1% of first-year students have landlines, 99% have Facebook accounts".

Peter Schilling — the director of information technology at Amherst College — crunched the numbers on the technological habits of this year’s incoming class, and discovered some fascinating stuff. He’s published it online as the "IT Index", crafted in the style of a Harper’s Index, and it’s an intriguing snapshot of some of the technologically-driven behavioral changes that will mark the next generation.

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