Annotated Bibliography

Using this bibliography: This section contains brief summaries of over 50 books, articles, websites, and other resources related to the social, psychological, and health effects of new ICTs. Items are listed alphabetically.

For especially important items, we have provided sections on assessment of research quality and value, and/or on key implications.

A complete bibliography of over 290 items, categorized by topic, is the final section of this report. Items annotated in this section are marked with an asterisk in the complete bibliography.

Alliance for Community Technology (ACT)

Anytime Anywhere Learning Microsoft

Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow (ACOT)

Ashton, J. and R. S. Laura. Perils Of Progress: The Health and Environment Hazards of Modern Technology and What You Can Do About Them. London: Zed Books, 1998.

Benton Foundation, Benton Cyberpages: Education

Brooks, Frederick P. The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering. Anniversary ed. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1995.

Buzzell, Keith. Children of Cyclops: Association of Waldorf Schools of North America Publications, 1998.

Center for Excellence and Equity in Education

Center for Highly Interactive Computing in Education

Center for Media Education

Center for Non-Profit Technology

Center for On-Line Addiction

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility

Consumer Protection on Technology

Cooper, Alan. The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How To Restore the Sanity. Indianapolis, IN: Macmillan, 1999.


Educational Resources Information Center

Education Week on the Web and Milken Exchange on Education Technology. "Technology Counts '98." October 1, 1998.


Electronic Frontier Foundation

Electronic Resource Organizations Directory (EROD)

Gackenbach, J., Ed. Psychology and the Internet: Intrapersonal, Interpersonal, and Transpersonal Implications. San Diego: Academic Press, 1998.

Garfinkel, Simson. Database Nation: The Death of Privacy in the 21st Century. 1st ed. Cambridge, MA: O'Reilly, 2000.

Glass, Robert L. Computing Calamities: Lessons Learned from Products, Projects, and Companies That Failed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998.

Heintz-Knowles, Katharine E., McCrae A. Parker, Patti Miller, Christy Glaubke, Sierra Thai-Binh, and Tristan Sorah-Reyes. "Fall Colors 2001: Prime Time Diversity Report." Oakland, CA: Children Now, 2001.

Lessig, Lawrence. Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace. New York: Basic Books, 1999.

"Making Advanced Technology Work for Community-Serving Organizations: The Potential Impact of OSS and ASPs." 2000.

Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL). The Impact of Technology.

National Institute on Media and the Family

National School Boards Foundation

National School Boards Foundation. "Safe and Smart: Research and Guidelines for Children's Use of the Internet." March 28, 2000.

National School Boards Foundation Institute for the Transfer of Technology to Education. "Why Technology?"

NetSlaves: Undertakers of the New Economy

Nonprofit Open Source Initiative (NOSI)

Panel on Educational Technology. "Report to the President on the Use of Technology to Strengthen K-12 Education in the United States." President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology, 1997.

Papadakis, Maria C. "The Application and Implications of Information Technologies in the Home: Where Are the Data and What Do They Say?" Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies, 2001.

People For Internet Responsibility.

Schneier, Bruce. Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World. New York: Wiley, 2000.

Shapiro, Carl, and Hal Varian. Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1999.

SRI International. Social and Economic Implications of Information Technologies: A Bibliographic Database Pilot Project.

Stoll, Clifford. Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway. New York: Doubleday, 1995.

Subrahmanyam, Kaveri, Robert E. Kraut, Patricia M. Greenfield, and Elisheva F. Gross. "The Impact of Home Computer Use on Children's Activities and Development." Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology 22 (2001): 7-30.


Tenner, Edward. Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences. New York: Knopf, 1996.

Thibodeau, Patrick. "Satellite Failure Is a Wake-up Call to Users." Computerworld, May 25 1998, 4.

Ullman, Ellen. Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1997.

Wartella, Ellen, Barbara O'Keefe, and Ronda Scantlin. "Children and Interactive Media: A Compendium of Current Research and Directions for the Future." New York: Markle Foundation, 2000.

Wenglinsky, Harold. "Does It Compute? The Relationship between Educational Technology and Student Achievement in Mathematics." Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service, 1998.

Winner, Langdon. "Do Artifacts Have Politics?" In The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology, edited by Langdon Winner, 19-39. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986.

Woodard, Emory H. IV, and Natalia Gridina. "Media in the Home 2000: The Fifth Annual Survey of Parents and Children." Philadelphia, PA: Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, 2000.

Young, Kimberly S. Caught in the Net: How to Recognize the Signs of Internet Addiction and a Winning Strategy for Recovery. John Wiley & Sons, 1998.

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