A letter to New Scientist from Ted Nelson, who in the 1960s invented hypertext, the technology that allows you to navigate between documents on the web. Shortly thereafter, Mike Holderness of New Scientist sat down with Nelson to explore a few of the networking websites that his ideas have enabled and produced an article "It Could All Be So Much Better" in Issue 2569 Sept 2006
danah boyd recommends Eszter Hargittai's paper "Digital Na(t)ives? Variation in Internet Skills and Uses among Members of the 'Net Generation'". This collection looks particularly interesting for discussions about the Digital Divide and Gender &Technology.