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‘Snitch-tagging’ destroys any subtlety that was left on Twitter

‘Snitch-tagging’ destroys any subtlety that was left on Twitter

April 2, 2019

First came Twitter. Then came Twitter fights. Then came Twitter passive aggression: Insults that don’t explicitly identify the person being criticized are so pervasive they have a name, the subtweet. Now that subtlety is being punctured by a rising Twitter behavior — snitch-tagging. A snitch-...

As internet ‘spoofing’ gets better, you may surf into a sea of sharks

As internet ‘spoofing’ gets better, you may surf into a sea of sharks

August 23, 2018

LAS VEGAS — It’s easier than ever to get waylaid on the internet, diverted to dangerous territory where scam artists await with traps baited for the unsuspecting user. It’s all about devious misdirection, fumble-fingered typing and how our brains can confuse what our eyes see. Big money can await th...

Award Winning Poet and Filmmaker Max Stossel speaks at Northeast

Award Winning Poet and Filmmaker Max Stossel speaks at Northeast

Steven Hamling, reporter

April 26, 2018

Award winning poet and filmmaker Max Stossel  visited Northeast Community College  on April 18th, at Hawks Landing. Max Stossel is an award winning poet + filmmaker, and one of the leaders of the Center for Humane Technology, a movement to realign technology with humanity's best interests. His wo...

My, how times have changed

My, how times have changed

August 31, 2017

Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/6x8oud/20_years_can_make_a_big_difference/  

There’s Never Enough TV on Netflix

There’s Never Enough TV on Netflix

February 10, 2017

When Programming For Over 93 Million Unique Tastes Around The World, Creating More Than 1,000 Hours of Original Content is Just the Beginning NEW YORK, Feb. 8 -- Internet TV knows no time slot, no genre and no geographic bounds. Freed from these constraints, Netflix is able to program for over 93 mil...

Despite state barriers, cities push to expand high-speed internet

Despite state barriers, cities push to expand high-speed internet

September 22, 2016

By Jen Fifield Stateline.org (TNS) WASHINGTON — Websites take minutes to load and photos take hours to upload at Ryan Davis’ home in the small southern Tennessee city of Dayton. If Davis gets in his car and drives about half an hour south to Chattanooga, though, everything takes under a second....

Amazon Jumps Into Market For Business-Data Analysis

October 13, 2015

By Jay Greene The Seattle Times (TNS) LAS VEGAS _ Amazon.com rolled out a new service that lets business customers analyze large amounts of data, putting it into the business intelligence market where it will compete with SAP and Microsoft, as well as younger firms such as Tableau. At the annual...

The Help Desk Has Moved!

The Help Desk Has Moved!

Karly Liska

September 4, 2014

If a student or faculty needs help with an electronic device, like getting it registered to use the Internet on campus, one just needs to go to the relocated help desk at Northeast Community College and ask for help. Photo by Madison Hill Last year the help desk was located in the Maclay building, room 116A. Last spring it was move...

Technology Hooked

Technology Hooked

Britt Young, News Editor

April 19, 2012

Fifteen years ago bag phones were in cars and the internet was scarcely used by students in the Midwestern schools.  Moving the present, some people are so involved with technology they can not live without it for one full day. Many people comment how they have several hundred Facebook friends, but...

Tighter online privacy rules for preteens proposed

Jim Puzzanghera, Jessica Guynn (MCT)

September 15, 2011

WASHINGTON — Many preteens have dived into the expanding worlds of social networks and smartphone apps, but federal rules designed to protect their privacy are still in the era of Web portals and flip phones. Now, regulators want an update. The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday proposed tougher...

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