Browsing the "Internet" Tag

The Appeal of Facebook

December 6th, 2012 | by Emily Coyle

After reading Consider’s issue on Facebooking and how it affects our mental health last week, I’ve admittedly had lingering questions

The Internet: Abstraction and Rationalization

November 15th, 2012 | by Jonah Scheinerman

Stealing a painting from an artist who earns their living from selling their work seems clearly morally reprehensible. Yet many

Technologically Advanced and Socially Awkward

November 12th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

The other day I was walking past the Diag and I made the mistake of looking up from my iPod

The Brink of Cyber-Warfare

October 31st, 2012 | by Carali Van Otteren

It has become very easy to tell when our nation is under attack; massive devastation occurs leaving many Americans dead. 

Ownership, Authorship, and Rights Management

October 19th, 2012 | by Ben Krawitz

Following up with last week’s post, I thought there was at least one important piece that I left out of the

Want a Free Textbook?

September 13th, 2012 | by Carali Van Otteren

With the beginning of every semester comes the ever-going debate about textbooks.  Should I buy my books?  Online or in store? 

The End of TV News?

March 28th, 2012 | by Mike Guisinger

There’s been a lot of chatter over the past few years about the demise of the book, the newspaper, the

Kony 2012: Jason Russell or Joseph Kony?

March 22nd, 2012 | by SamanthaTritsch

Kony 2012 was a revolution. Through the medium of the web, namely social-networking, a single 30-minute video was spread, teaching millions

Peace in the Middle East: The Power of Memes

March 20th, 2012 | by Elton Li

The Internet, along with the development of social networks, has had a wide variety of effects on the world we

March Madness- More Cinderellas

March 9th, 2012 | by Christopher Swift

Each year in the NCAA Tournament brings new upsets and new Cinderella stories for us to fall in love with. 

Can the Internet Ever Forget?

March 9th, 2012 | by Carali Van Otteren

On the Internet, hundreds of pieces of information about us are collected and used everyday.  This includes everything from your pictures on

Online Voting: A Bright Future or Inevitable Disaster?

February 21st, 2012 | by Preeta Gupta

In light of the recent spam University of Michigan students received in their inboxes, it brought back to mind the question

Anonymous Internet War?

January 23rd, 2012 | by Elton Li

Last week, the federal government shut down the file-sharing website MegaUpload. During this shut down, they arrested several high-ranking executives

Will Digital Badges Have Value?

January 19th, 2012 | by Ben Krawitz

As a member of LinkedIn, a professional social networking site, I receive weekly emails with links to interesting and relevant

Internet on Strike

January 17th, 2012 | by Elton Li

Tomorrow, Jan 19th, some sites on the World Wide Web will shut down to protest PIPA, the reincarnation of SOPA.

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