"Kids' Informal Learning with Digital Media: An Ethnographic Investigation of Innovative Knowledge Cultures" is a three-year collaborative project funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Carried out by researchers at the University of Southern California and University of California, Berkeley, the digital youth project explores how kids use digital media in their everyday lives. Read more
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I found myself excitedly rushing to catch the First Annual Vloggie Award Ceremony held at the Swedish American Hall in the Castro district of San Francisco on November 4, 2006. After fighting through traffic and finally finding parking I found a seat in the already dark theater where the audience was assembled and ready for the ceremony to begin. A bank of cameras lined the back wall, and a giant screen adorned the front where the emcees for the evening—Irina Slutsky and Daniel McVicar—introduced the presenters of the awards.