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The trolls of social media debates

We live in a time where it is easy to make your opinion known — maybe too easy. Telling the difference between people who are steadfast in their opinions from trolls that will play the devil’s advocate until hell  freezes over is no simple task.

Three websites a new student can’t be without

From grabbing those notes for that class you missed to citing an essay to organizing your drinking schedule, being a new university student isn’t easy. Luckily, there are three amazing web sites — Google, Workflowy and CiteMe — that will help you keep up with your studies. Learning to use these sites will make your

The ethics of Internet piracy

Should I refuse to read a pirated book? Was I receiving stolen goods, as advocates of stricter laws against Internet piracy claim? If I steal someone’s book the old-fashioned way, I have the book, and the original owner no longer does. I am better off, but she is worse off. When people use pirated books, the

Separating information from identity in an online world

Just as the prominence of the World Wide Web has changed drastically, so too has its "raison d’être" — it has gone from a database to a hub of real-time communication and social networks. It spreads ideas, news coverage and multimedia across geographical boundaries instantly, and researchers are constantly trying to make it even more

A year after Digg’s demise, Reddit is thriving

About a year ago, the world's one-time premier social news site, Digg.com, buried itself under an avalanche of crippling mistakes. Following a calamitous and ill-conceived redesign, the site's downfall caused quite a stir online. Roughly 12 months later, the digital dust has almost settled. If you look back, though, there's much to be learned.

What’s in a domain name?

The Internet's governing body, ICANN, is allowing for a dramatic expansion of the namespace with a host of new Top-Level Domains (TLDs), the suffixes that go after the dot, such as .com, .org, and, soon, .anything.

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