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07.02.15 Liam Mathews

On the internet you can find the answer to almost any simple question with just a click. But what about the big questions, like “Who am I? What should I do? What does my future hold?” You can’t Google the solutions to existential dilemmas yet. But the art collective the Institute for New Feeling is […]

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11.18.14 Rhett Jones

Andy Baio has a YouTube channel collecting some amazing media-ephemera from the ’90s and this gem embedded above will teach you everything you need to know about the internet through complicated analogies like “The internet is an airport.” If viewing naive takes on the internet isn’t amazing enough, the public television graphics and strange out-of-time fashions of […]

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08.27.14 Sophie Weiner

A new survey from Pew Research Center and Rutger’s University shows that social media use makes people less likely to voice opinions they think are different than those held by their friends. This uneasiness even extends to the offline world, where participants who used social media consistently were less likely to voice dissenting views, if […]

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06.04.14 Sophie Weiner

In the best news since the last cool thing the government did, the Secret Service has acquired software that can supposedly detect “false positives” on the internet, including sarcasm. The software can also do all kinds of great stuff like “sentiment analysis” and “influencer identification” and is compatible with already vulnerable web browser Internet Explorer […]

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02.05.10 Cajun Boy

Last night on the Daily Show, Jon Stewart urinated all over his most enthusiastic supporters, bloggers. Specifically, the comedian sodomized bloggers with a penchant for sensationalized headlines, something we never do here. All told, Stewart ate the internet’s heart with a side of fava beans and then burned its remains inside of the same coal-burning […]

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02.03.10 Cajun Boy

A new study by science suggests that the more time someone spends on the internet, the more they’re likely to be depressed. Apparently cat videos and rampant free pornography aren’t all that good for the human psyche. Who knew?! […]

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01.12.10 Cajun Boy

Portly porn legend and noted performer of autofellatio Ron Jeremy has some concerns, mainly about America’s youth spending so much time on the internet. So, naturally, the BBC published his concerns. […]

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10.15.09 Cajun Boy

Finland has become the first country in the world to declare high-speed internet access to be a legal right for its citizens. Laura Vilkkone, Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications said this about the matter: “We think it’s something you cannot live without in modern society. Like banking services or water or electricity, you need […]

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