Tag: Internet Control

Why You Should Think Twice Before You Send That Angry Email

Written by on June 7, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Why You Should Think Twice Before You Send That Angry Email

When people are angry, they want to take some control of a situation — get some revenge or retribution or win back the situation. That impulse is really strong. And in sending an email, they feel like they’ve done something.

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How to Stay Connected to the Internet In Your Off Grid Home

Written by on January 11, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 11 Comments
How to Stay Connected to the Internet In Your Off Grid Home

Here is a practical way in which more and more rural people will be able to keep in touch with the Internet while living the off-grid.

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The Internet of the Future (What It Will Become) – Rap News

Written by on September 28, 2015 in Internet, Media & Arts with 3 Comments
The Internet of the Future (What It Will Become) – Rap News

Log in with Robert Foster as he poses these very questions to some of the most influential and powerful figures who are today shaping the Internet’s future.

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‘The Dream of Internet Freedom is Dying,’ Warns Top Civil Liberties Attorney

Written by on August 7, 2015 in Internet, Media & Arts with 4 Comments
‘The Dream of Internet Freedom is Dying,’ Warns Top Civil Liberties Attorney

The dream is dying, she said, because “we’ve prioritized things like security, online civility, user interface, and intellectual property interests above freedom and openness.” And governments, for their part, have capitalized on the fear of “the Four Horsemen of the Infocalypse: terrorists, pedophiles, drug dealers, and money launderers” to push for even more regulation and control, she added.

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What Is The Internet Of Things? (Hint: It’s a Game Changer)

Written by on November 4, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
What Is The Internet Of Things? (Hint: It’s a Game Changer)

“We humans have indeed always been adept at dovetailing our minds and skills to the shape of our current tools and aids. But when those tools and aids start dovetailing back — when our technologies actively, automatically, and continually tailor themselves to us, just as we do to them — then the line between tool and user becomes flimsy indeed.” – Andy Clark

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Net Loss: Is the Internet Killing Solitude and Downtime?

Written by on August 11, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Net Loss: Is the Internet Killing Solitude and Downtime?

When it comes to information and connection, we rarely want for anything these days. And that’s a problem, argues journalist Michael Harris in his new book The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection (Current, August 2014). Harris suggests that modern technology, especially the smartphone, has taken certain kinds of absence from our lives—it has eliminated our time for solitude and daydreaming, and filled even short moments of quiet with interruptions and distractions.

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Don’t Know What To Do With Your Life? Here’s A Secret For You

Don’t Know What To Do With Your Life? Here’s A Secret For You

So, in this age of constant and limitless opportunity offered to us by the internet, what exactly should we do with ourselves? There is one secret, that is not-so-secret, that will let us find the answer we are searching for. And it is inside each and every one of us. It is our intuition.

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