Ding dong, Google+ is dead. However, before we pay our last respects, I suggest we glance back at Silicon Valley’s other notable failures. Womp womp.
Due to the extreme content they have to filter on our behalf, the mental wellbeing of Facebook’s army of moderators is now finally being discussed.
Over on the internet, there’s a theory going around that square dancing secretly possesses an extremely racist past. So, I decided to grab my partner and do-si-do around the malarkey.
As a species, we humans have made many a terrible/amazing thing. However, we’re fundamentally a stupid bunch, and I feel that’s what our legacy should be.
Once the NBN is finished, what should be done with our white elephant should be discussed. In fact, New Zealand might have already answered for us.
In an effort to curtail cheating on exams, Algeria has taken the insane step of shutting down the internet for the entire country. Seems entirely reasonable.
There’s a vast division between the science world and flat-earthers. In an effort to bridge the gap, I attended one of their conventions.
For many of us, the issue of digital privacy is a vexing one. We’re not entirely sure about how much we still have, so we’re unsure how hard we should fight to maintain it.
After Facebook betrayed our trust, many of us are wondering if we can do without it. Elon Musk thinks we can. I think we can’t.
Good news! The entirety of the NBN disaster is not yet complete. In fact, we’ve still got a magnitude of pain to endure. Excuse me while my criticism buffers.
Win More Clients is a marketing agency with a difference. To explain how they afford their clients more brand freedom, we sat down with their CEO, Tim Hyde.
According to the former head of ASIO, we’re woefully underprepared to combat the growing threat of cyber-crime.
The weight of the information age often crushes our attention, and we often accept things we’re told, because there’s always something else to read. This is the problem of the modern day.
After Chelsea Manning announced her run for the US Senate and turned up at a MAGA party, she’s faced criticism from both sides, but there might be a positive in that.
A recent study from America has discovered a rather vexing fact. It seems that the vast majority of social media users only read the headline before making up their minds.
Criticising Trump used to be fun. That was until we became the bully. Considering we’ve now dipped to fat shaming the man, I think we’ve taken it a fridge too far.
If there’s a measure for how bad we’re doing as species, it’s clickbait. So, we’ve done a quick lap of the internet, and here’s what we’ll no longer have moving forward. Shocked? I’m not.
While the focus might be on shadowy Russian forces subverting the internet, two more familiar companies are very noticeably clamping down on free speech.
With the Australian government considering legislation to protect our household devices from being hacked, are they being paranoid or smart?
The marriage equality debate is merely the latest arena that allows us to be horrible to each other online. But what makes a troll? And how does this behaviour continue to repeat?
We’ve all got a certain point in internet arguments where we wonder how people can cling to such obviously false facts. Well, turns out there’s a science to it.
After a recent study displayed the ability technology has to guess our sexual proclivity and political choices, I wonder if we’re too quick to automatically fear these advancements.