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The Good, Bad, and In-between of Social Media

Pros and Cons of Social Media Whenever there’s a significant technological advance that fundamentally changes the way people live, it generates debate

Are Video Games Bad for Me?

Lots of kids love video games. In fact, they like them so much that they might hear something like this from mom

Windows 11’s BSOD Is Going Blue Again

The Windows 11 rollout is still in its early days, meaning most Windows users won’t have noiced that the OS’s iconic blue screen of

It’s time to dump Chrome as your default browser on Android

I’m going to be honest here, I don’t use a web browser very often on Android. Most often I stick with specific

The impact of COVID-19 on small business outcomes and expectations

Significance Drawing on a survey of more than 5,800 small businesses, this paper provides insight into the economic impact of coronavirus 2019

Video game play may provide learning, health, social benefits, review finds

Playing video games, including violent shooter games, may boost children’s learning, health and social skills, according to a review of research in American

The Wikipedia Diversity Observatory: helping communities to bridge content gaps through interactive interfaces

Abstract In this paper, we present the Wikipedia Diversity Observatory, a project aimed to increase diversity within Wikipedia content. The project provides

Facebook Becomes Meta, But Did It Move Too Soon?

When the Internet effectively launched with Netscape nearly three decades ago, several companies sprang up overnight and then crashed and burned in

Comics can teach readers how to identify fake news

At this point, most of us know the drill when it comes to COVID-19: proper hand hygiene, mask wearing and social distancing.

US offers $10m bounty for Colonial Pipeline hackers

The United States government has offered a bounty of up to $10million (£7.4m) for information about the hacking group known as DarkSide.