It’s time, says the author, to take the red pill.
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Remember what life was like before social media took over? Now that the election is over, it might be a good time to take back our lives.
Farmers, cottagers and small business organizations are among the groups clamouring for better broadband in Ontario, especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The need for much-improved internet connectivity exists across Canada. Will the Ontario government's recent announcement of $1 billion and the federal government's announcement of the Universal Broadband Fund of $1.75 billion for improved broadband be enough to make a difference?
The internet is an important tool for fighting crime in Lagos.
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Has the digital revolution in Nigeria influenced crime-fighting and law enforcement?
Next year's 'spectrum auction' will give telcos a chance to bid for access to high speed, millimetre-wave 5G. But big businesses are likely to be prioritised, not you.
Estonia has digitised 99% of its public services.
Millions of households are expected to gain access to upgraded internet connections, with speeds of up to one gigabit per second (if you're willing to pay for the plan).
The world stage.
There could be diplomatic costs to the online UN general assembly.
College videogame team members practice League of Legends.
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Combating sexism and other forms of harassment in online videogames comes down to community standards.
Online video consumption can become cheaper and more efficient thanks to improvements in streaming technology.
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A new standard for how videos are sent through the internet and read by your computer could make the digital world more inclusive, says media scholar Jason Schmitt.
Cyberspace has become indispensable during the COVID-19 pandemic, heightening the need for online protections.
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Self-regulation by the technology industry has failed to keep people safe online. That's a job for government.
The major browsers have privacy modes, but don’t confuse privacy for anonymity.
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Private mode browsing is a useful way to cover your online tracks. Just don't read too much into the word 'private.'
Research shows that governments, more often than not, shut down the internet to hide gross violations of human rights.
Twitter mediates so much in the public sphere that weak points at the company are weak points in society.
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Hackers demonstrated they can take over Twitter's technology infrastructure, a brazen move that hints at how such an attack could destabilize society.
A balloon of Google’s “Project Loon” to supply remote areas with Internet connections.
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Kenya's new internet balloons could help to get more Kenyans online and drive new industry.
Frustrated by the inability to get good internet, a rural village decided to dig a superfast connection in themselves.
Nigerian teenagers need knowledgeable digital mentors and coaches.
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Nigeria must give more attention to teaching of digital skills and issues surrounding digital life as digital technologies have come to stay.
While more people are using the internet and social media during the pandemic, they aren’t entirely happy with what they see.
This tiny micro-comb chip produces a precision rainbow of light that can support transmission of 40 terabits of data per second in standard optic fibres.
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A new "optical micro-comb" chip can squeeze three times the traffic of the whole NBN through a single optical fibre
Real-time cyberattacks on a display at the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group of the Maryland Air National Guard.
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In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it's time to change that.
There’s a creeping conformity taking place on the web.
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Design bloggers have long had creeping suspicion of a more monolithic web, so a team of researchers decided to analyze the aesthetics of nearly 10,000 websites.