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Duolingo, the Universal Translator

by Corey Smith It’s an idyllic concept: anyone in the world can go to any website and, at the click of a button, translate it into whatever language they choose. WikiLeaks in Farsi? No problem. KnowYourMeme in Russian? Of course. … Continue reading

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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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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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Warning! May Contain Spoilers (Or Can a Global Internet Society Keep Secrets?)

by Becky Mezzanotte Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is a film that I have been looking forward to seeing ever since I found out that my favorite British actor was working on it. Excited as always by the thought of seeing … Continue reading

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