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GoPro, drones, and smartphones: The modern surveillance society
Yet it is far harder to get away from a camera than even Orwell imagined.
On Jun 13, 2014 by Nicholas White
Our online personas are being pushed to extremes
Online, just as we’ve created an identity and shared it, it seems there’s always someone else who’s upped the ante.
On May 16, 2014 by Nicholas White
How selfies changed how and what we share
We are watching the selfie jump the shark in real time.
On Apr 24, 2014 by Nicholas White
James Franco, Shia Labeouf, and the flood of Internet fame
The Internet has made fame accessible, but is anyone better off for it?
On Apr 10, 2014 by Nicholas White
Can GYFs elevate emoticons to high art?
Nothing can beat the speed and simplicity of the emoticon.
On Feb 27, 2014 by Nicholas White
Why you won’t miss your online privacy
Living our lives out in the open may force society to face up to things it is too easy to ignore.
On Feb 20, 2014 by Nicholas White
Silk Road and the gentrification of cybercrime
Crime, today, is less about busting kneecaps and more about phishing scams and email viruses.
On Feb 6, 2014 by Nicholas White
Why eSports are the Olympics of the Internet age
Though it may not be a financial powerhouse yet, eSports are only going to grow in relevance.
On Dec 12, 2013 by Nicholas White
Stuck between big data and a hard place
We're caught in a security race, and we can't opt out
On Nov 21, 2013 by Nicholas White
Money is changing the Web, and we are all for sale
Money, like power, changes whatever it touches, and that includes your favorite spots and services on the 'net.
On Nov 7, 2013 by Nicholas White
Halloween: The best and worst thing to happen to the Internet
To the Internet! The cause of, and solution to, racist costumes and terrible prank videos.
On Oct 31, 2013 by Nicholas White
Did the Internet cause the government shutdown?
The Internet and democracy may empower mobs, and they may empower extremists. But they also empower you.
On Oct 10, 2013 by Nicholas White
Does the Internet create fetishes, or just enable them?
What's the deal with the findom fetish—was it always here? Or is the Internet actually changing human sexuality?
On Sep 12, 2013 by Nicholas White
Dot Dot Dot: You can’t take the humanity out of the Internet
As companies like Etsy and YouTube scale, they're finding they can't escape the Internet's essential humanity.
On Aug 30, 2013 by Nicholas White