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I Wanted A Trollinator Nanobot for Christmas…

Jennifer Daniel and Sandi Daniel, The New York Times image THERE you are, peacefully reading an article or watching a video on the Internet. You finish, find it thought-provoking, and scroll down to the comments section to see what other people thought. And there, lurking among dozens of well-intentioned opinions, is a troll. “Where Anonymity…

The IBM 705 Data Processing System, introduced in 1954. The 705 would rarely run more than 3 or 4 hours without a major breakdown. It was not unusual to encounter a 705 that was ablaze.” This should give all of us pause the next time our PC crashes! What is your family’s history? Have you…

The Illusion of Net Neutrality

Jurvetson’s Flickr photostream Do you think that there should be universal access to the internet, regardless of how it is accessed? Should the internet be regulated by the federal government? If so, to what extent? Is “Net Neutrality” possible? For now, “neutrality” when it comes to accessing the internet is an illusion. These questions, to…