Hacktivist group Anonymous, which has made public attacks on extremists, corporations and religious and governmental bodies, is calling for help in its fight against international paedophile networks, or what it calls the 'paedosadist industry'.
Olia Lialina: Every victory of experience design: a new product 'telling the story', or an interface meeting the 'exact needs of the customer, without fuss or bother' widens the gap in between a person and a personal computer.
People often say, 'I had a stressful day'. It seems like a given that all of the glowing screens and Facebook notifications around us are contributing to that anxiety. But new findings from the Pew Research Center reveal just the opposite.
Today, Compaq is little more than a memory, an extra brand-name slapped on the odd machine sold by aging computer giant HP. But there was a time when Compaq was big --- so big it could hire John Cleese to compare its computers to a dead fish.
danah boyd responds to A Teenager’s View on Social Media (written by an actual teen), pointing out that what white, affluent boys do with social media is not a full account of how teens use the internet.
With the right state of mind, enough time on your hands, and a can-do attitude/darkened worldview, your casual Wikipedia browsing can quickly devolve into hours spent amongst the site's weird, bizarre, and morbidly fascinating black holes. Making it virtually impossible to uncover all of the site's many dark and dusty corners — but damned if we didn't try.
Is there a persistent internet argument that you're just sick of responding to? Don't have the energy to explain the problem with the argument for the billionth time? These comics can help, countering those troublesome arguments with a few words and pictures.