Dissociation can be a healthy part of cognitive functioning, provided it doesn’t get in the way of your goals.
Parental controls and surveillance have their place but internal safeguards like empathy, resilience and values serve children throughout their lives, whether online or offline.
Cookie notifications remind people that they are being tracked, which affects how people behave online.
For more than a decade, the Russian government has been putting teeth into its doctrine of ‘digital sovereignty’ by steadily increasing censorship of content and control over internet access.
Today’s media landscape is a far cry from the days of Watergate. A media scholar looks at the challenge the Jan. 6 committee faces in getting the hearings to break through in the age of TikTok.
Understanding the impact of the digital environment on children’s mental health requires a balanced consideration of not only the potential risks, but also the benefits of the online world.
Explorer came at the dawn of the public internet. For millions of people, it will always be their first experience of the World Wide Web.
By casting spells and creating online persona to fool their victims, the Ivorian figure of the “brouteur” reveals the connections between the occult and virtual dimensions.
In today’s episode we take a look at how TikTok can be used as a tool to educate and has been a space for sharing information during major events in the last two years.
When young people plan a mass shooting, especially at a school, they typically reveal their plans in advance. Two scholars weigh in on whether the warning signs are being heeded in the right way.
If the Coalition wins the election, Aussies can expect to continue to lag behind the rest of the world in terms of internet speeds and access.
Internet infrastructure disruption, targeted cyberattacks and the manipulation of disinformation during the Russian invasion of Ukraine all show that warfare now includes cyberwar strategies.
Older Americans are often taught to be fearful of hackers and scammers in their midst while also being told to investigate potential threats. Better advice is to not engage.
An international security expert explains what open-source intelligence is, and how it can help us understand the Ukraine war.
Every few centuries the sun blasts the Earth with a huge amount of high-energy particles. If it were to happen today, it would wreak havoc on technology.
Internet-connected appliances tempt people with science fictionlike conveniences, but beneath the sparkling surface lurk potential privacy violations.
The Kremlin is pushing for a quick migration of all Russian websites and services to be hosted within the country. It could be the first stage of a larger disconnection effort.
The BBC has resumed broadcasting via shortwave radio to ensure civilians can access the news.
There are a few factors that might explain why your internet connection isn’t as consistently fast as you’d hoped. But there are some things you can do.
By shutting off internet access completely, the government of Kazakhstan was able to silence dissent, hinder protesters’ coordination and keep the populace in the dark.