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Survey Explores How Kids Process Information on the Web

A new MacArthur-funded survey finds that nine of ten kids believe "some" or "a lot" of what is on the Internet. Read More

Digital Media & Learning Competition

Ten winners of the MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Competition were announced today at a celebration of National Lab Day in Washington, DC, to promote science, technology, engineering and math across the country. Read More

Website Tracks Impact of the BP Oil Spill

MacArthur grantee Ushahidi is using its crowd-sourcing technology - an open-source platform originally created to document reports of political violence - to generate a database on the impact of the BP oil spill on the Gulf Coast. Read More
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What Peer Participation Can Teach Government

Firefox, a free Web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation, is used by an estimated 270 million people worldwide. Read More

Our Courts Online Games Prove Popular

An outside evaluation finds that MacArthur grantee Our Courts, a web-based project to teach civics to middle school children, is having a positive effect on social studies education. Read More

Grand Challenges of the 21st Century

Share your ideas with the White House on the next Grand Challenges facing the country. Read More

Researchers Trace Data Theft to Intruders in China

MacArthur grantee The Citizen Lab documents how a China-based spy operation hacked into personal computers in government offices on several continents. Read More

"Bad News"

From the Columbia Journalism Review
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