Saturday, August 16, 2008

Mennonite Hacker?

I recently spent a couple of days visiting some of my Amish friends and Mennonite relatives. I find this video comical as I'm attempting to explain my line of work to some of my Mennonite relatives.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Is My Child Safe Online?

Since attending the CyberBullying Conference, and being approached by Nickelodeon about the safety of kids online, I’ve decided to put up a few helpful links for parents who may be asking, “Is my child safe online?”

Parry Aftab, online safety guru; her Web site is the single most comprehensive collection of online safety tips for kids.

The FBI offers a very helpful parental online guide

Consumer Reports offers a useful guide to kid’s online safety

PBS FrontLine documentary Keeping Kids Safe Online

NY Times columnist David Pogue takes a practical approach

NY Times columnist Harlan Coben offers a tough-love scenario

Read through danah boyd’s blog postings on Youth Culture

Parent-child online agreement