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Harder, better, faster, stronger

Harder, better, faster, stronger

February 25, 2019

A new arms race has begun. However, it is not really an arms race, but rather it is the race for the next generation of Internet connectivity, and the country to obtain it first may be the world’s next superpower. Chinese telecommunications company Huawei is racing against American companies to release the wor...

A lost connection

A lost connection

August 12, 2018

UPDATED - With the 2018-19 school year right around the corner, administration has decided to discontinue Internet access to students through the STUDENT-NET Wi-Fi. The decision comes after TISD officials discovered that student uses of the bandwidth for non-educational purposes was competing with tec...

Keeping up with the kids

Keeping up with the kids

May 25, 2018

It happened to the greasers of the 50s, the hippies of the 60s, and the grunge kids rising up in the 90s. The rebellious culture of the younger generations has adapted and changed over the years, most recently with the rise of social media. The teens of the 2010s will truly be remembered as the gene...

Addicted to the screen

Addicted to the screen

May 8, 2018

In recent years, the use of technology has increased. Multiple innovations and new features added to different devices have helped contribute to the phenomenon called Technology Addiction or Internet Use Disorder (IUD). Similar to other addictions, the overuse of technology can also range from moderat...

Facebook vs. the internet

Facebook vs. the internet

May 3, 2018

Aleksandr Kogan and his company Global Science Research created a questionnaire called "This is your digital life" in 2013. The questionnaire prompted users to answer questions for a psychological profile that was shared on Facebook and was filled out by thousands of people, which eventually lead to milli...

FCC to vote on internet regulations Thursday

FCC to vote on internet regulations Thursday

December 13, 2017

He sits at the desk, a picture of comfort and ease. He scrolls through his Reddit feed, eyes glazing over from the lack of interesting content. There is a streaming podcast in the background, a song playing from Youtube on the monitor, and every so often, a text message will sound through. Although, w...

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