We can’t control guns or the internet. But we can watch kids for signs of extremism

We still don’t know all the facts about why 18-year-old white male perpetrated a horrific hate crime at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York last Saturday. What appears irrefutable, however, is that his violent act was fueled by racist and xenophobic misinformation online. As I discussed the shooting with my husband, an immigrant, person of … Read more

Internet Slams ‘Smug’ Disney Employee Who Interrupted Marriage Proposal

THE Disney employee is being lambasted online after a viral video showed him interrupting a couple’s dream wedding proposal. The videoposted on reddit‘s “I Am a Total Piece of S**t” forum, has been upvoted over 85,000 times. It is titled, “POS destroyed my best friend’s moment. He asked for permission beforehand.” The attempted proposal purposely … Read more

Internet Drags Husband For Treating Pregnant Wife Like a ‘Valet’

The internet has offered support to a pregnant woman whose husband purportedly demanded that she carry his luggage through the airport. posting in reddit‘s “Am I The A**hole” (AITA) forum on Thursday under the username u/overreaction536435, the woman said she was “humiliated” by her husband’s behavior, and subsequently forced him to find his own ride … Read more

The Critical Role of Internet of Things (IoT) in Fighting Climate Change and Decarbonizing Our Planet

We have a generational opportunity to use IoT solutions to curb the acceleration of human-caused climate change. Invest in Our Planet. Consider these critical numbers in the US: More than 60% of the primary energy used to create electricity is wasted during the conversion. Household water leaks waste roughly 900 billion gallons of water annually. … Read more

How Johnny Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez became an internet sensation!

Over the course of the trial, while trying to defend her client, the young California lawyer managed to unintentionally turn the limelight on herself and has gone on to become the internet’s latest sensation thanks to her legal expertise and in-court brilliance Johnny Depp and Camille Vasquez. pics/AFP One of the attorneys from Johnny Depp’s … Read more

‘Internet Age’ has increased accessibility but also accelerated life’s pace, says researcher

The myriad ways in which technology has fueled the ever-accelerating pace of life in the 21st century was the topic of a March 25 virtual presentation by The Ohio State University Center for Historical Research. In the presentation, “Pace in the Internet Age,” Stephen Kern, Humanities Distinguished Professor in the Department of History, outlined the … Read more