Internet

Edward Snowden to discuss global surveillance at Queen’s Model UN

Edward Snowden — the former NSA contractor considered a hero by some and a traitor by others — is speaking at a Queen’s event this...Continue...

Internet needs regulation

While resolutions to Internet privacy concerns aren’t forthcoming, more should be done to prevent corporations from looking at the content of user emails.Continue...

Blackout sends a warning

On Wednesday a number of popular websites, including Wikipedia and Reddit, were blacked out. It was a decision made in protest of proposed U.S. legislation that could hinder free and open Internet access.Continue...

Internet services down on campus

Queen's Information Technology Services (ITS) aren’t able to provide a time and date for when Internet services will be fully functioning across campus.Continue...

Through Hong Kong protests, social media has become a battleground

For the last five months, Hong Kong has experienced some of the largest protests in its history. Now, the battle is no longer taking place solely in the streets of Hong Kong—it’s moving onto social media.Continue...

BuzzFeed layoffs show its neglect of diverse voices

Last Friday, American news and entertainment platform BuzzFeed began rolling out layoffs which will eventually reduce the company’s staff by 15 per cent.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Should little kids use technology?

In today’s increasingly digital age, we’re constantly plugged in and connected to everything around us. Because we’re surrounded by screens for much of our daily lives, it’s easy to stay immersed in social and data exchanges, and natural to feel overwhelmed and overstimulated by our devices.Continue...

What’s Facebook’s status after 2018 scandals?

Not too long ago, the #10YearChallenge would've taken over our newsfeeds for a few days before dropping out of cultural relevancy, as most internet trends do.Continue...

A peek behind the curtain of Queen’s meme factory

The wildly popular dissemination of memes has forever altered the way our generation uses social media, relates to each other and communicates our thoughts. It shouldn’t be too much of a shock to discover memes have hit the Queen’s community in a big way.Continue...

Selling art in the age of the internet

In the era of the internet, the typical local arts store is tasked with providing their customers with more than just an interesting inventory if they want to succeed.Continue...

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