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Communication and the Internet

Communication and the Internet

The above little illustration was taken from this article on Cracked.com. It’s witty. :) But what I really want to talk about with this post is using modern communication to full effectiveness in the work place: much like this helpful article does. With every passing year, a new, little (or big) toy is introduced to … Continue reading

Evaluating the Internet

The internet is a wealth of knowledge and information posted by people who have access to it. Virtually anyone can post anything they want about any subject. But what about the content of that information? Many students will use the internet to search and hunt for reliable information. But how reliable is that information? Which … Continue reading

The Internet and Work

Click here for an article about internet usage at work. I do not work at a job where I can access the internet and do little mundane things to “refresh” myself like the article above says many workers do while on the job. I’m happy to see some studies pushing employers to allow a little … Continue reading

Fighting Cyber Crime

Click here for an amazing article about Internet Vigilantism. So this week in my Internet and Society class, we dealt with crime fighting on the internet. I believe the Cracked article above is very appropriate to bring into perspective how ordinary, everyday users can help bring justice to our own community in real life or … Continue reading

Cyber Crime – Knowledge is Power

Cyber Crime – Knowledge is Power

Click here for an entertaining article about computer security. :) (The above link does have some offensive language. If it bothers you, think twice) I quite like the above flow chart (taken from the article linked above). Very helpful for the non-computer savvy. But what I really want to address is cyber crime and the … Continue reading