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Social/Economic/Cultural Discussion

Social/Economic/Culture Discussion

Questions to consider:

  1. What kind of user are we?
  2. Why do we use the internet?
  3. What form of communication do we prefer and why?
  4. What benefits do the internet provide?
  5. How has the internet affected us socially today from a decade ago?




Impacts -This link provides books and connected ideas those books shares about the impact of social, economical, and the cultural internet.

What kind of internet user are you? – Have you ever wondered what kind of internet user you are? Take the quiz!

Economical change due to the internet- This page suggest the changes the has occurred or will occur due to the demand of the internet.


The Cultural Internet

The Social Internet

The Economic internet

Economic internet Video


The Internet Edge

The Internet Edge  : Social, Legal, and Technological Challenges For a Networked World

Author: Mark Stefik

Call Number
NetLibrary  Browse shelf
MIT Press,
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1999.

From University of Mary Washington Libraries


This book covers how the internet has evolved. It examines the past, present, and distant future of the internet’s whereabouts. The book then discusses the internet comings and how it has paved way for the future. Later the book explains the many conflict that arises with the using of the internet. This part of the book goes into detail, describing the social and legal aspects of how the internet is affecting certain industries.  It also reflects on how technological advances are having a cultural impact on society.

Steal This Computer Book

Steal This Computer Book 4.0, 4th Edition By: Wallace Lang

Call Number
INTERNET  Browse shelf
Year 2006
Publisher No Starch Press,
Publication San Francisco : No Starch Press, c2006.
Online Online Access
Subject Internet.  Browse subjects

From University of Mary Washington Libraries


This book explores the wide realm of what hacking is all about. It goes into depth about how hackers came about, why they hack, and the dangers that lurk alongside hacker.  Phishing, fraud, and scamming will be highlighted in this book to allow users to foresee any threats in the future. The second half of the book explains how hacking takes on a new role in recent years.  It’ll discuss how hackers are being used by business to promote products by displaying ads and tapping into search engines. The end result of the book examines how the user will be able to protect themselves from threats and scams.