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The News and The Web

It seems only appropriate that I am writing this article about the web using a fairly new blogging programme. When discussing the impact that the Internet has had on news it’s important to understand what it actually is and how it works. 442 more words

News

I just bought my own domain name...

I am now, supposedly, a dot com…

I am also a computer moron, so I have no idea what this means. Will it change anything for you… or for me? 59 more words

Humor

Gerry McGovern: On the Web, Helping Instead of Selling

McCambley stresses that the Web is about doing things, and that the mobile Web is even more task-focused. He quotes Googles Eric Schmidt, then with Sun Microsystems, who said way back in 1998 that “Customer service is the killer app of the Web.” So true.

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Marketing

"Women Are Being Driven Offline": Feminist Anita Sarkeesian Terrorized for Critique of Video Games

‘Anita Sarkeesian, a prominent feminist critic of video games, was forced to cancel a speech at Utah State University last week after the school received an email threatening to carry out “the deadliest shooting in American history” at the event. 171 more words

Science & Technology

The Good News About Ebola

This article, and others on the same subject, have now been out for the better part of three days, and the western mainstream press, in its entirety, is ignoring them: 380 more words

Health

UK police use loophole to hack phones and email

Dominic Kennedy reports for The Times:

‘Police are hacking into hundreds of people’s voicemails, text messages and emails without their knowledge, The Times has discovered. 76 more words

UK

Citizenfour: Laura Poitras on the Crypto Tools That Made Her Snowden Film Possible

Andy Greenberg writes for Wired:

‘As a journalist, Laura Poitras was the quiet mastermind behind the publication of Edward Snowden’s unprecedented NSA leak. As a filmmaker, her new movie… 165 more words

Surveillance