Category Archives: Google

Global Sharing Culture: Are SOPA & PIPA Really Over?

by Ginnie Seger I remember sitting on the scratchy carpet, staring at the radio, waiting.  What was I waiting for? The perfect song to complete my mixed tape. In order to record a song, I would wait patiently through advertisements, … Continue reading

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The Best of the Homeland Security Reading List

by Rick Rockwell These days in the post-Sept. 11 world it should come as no surprise that big brother is watching.  One example:  last week’s revelation that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security regularly monitors various online media sources. One … Continue reading

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Social Media’s Effective Disaster Management Role in Thailand’s Floods

by Swati Singh The government of Thailand should learn a lesson from how social media were used by its citizens during this year’s floods to provide accurate information and connect with the rest of the world.

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Film Review: Garbage Can be Art Too in Waste Land

by Jessica Andrews Buried amid the trash of the world’s largest dump, Waste Land manages to tell a treasure of a story. Lucy Walker’s documentary about the lives of Brazilian trash-pickers combines honest, yet stunning videography with small moments of … Continue reading

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