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Technology and Tyranny: Social Media and the End of the Liberal World Order

Technology and Tyranny: Social Media and the End of the Liberal World Order

Social media are used by authoritarian regimes and tyrants – and as instruments of resistance. In both cases, they participate in the redefinition of the world order.

Interview – Timothy Snyder

Interview – Timothy Snyder

Timothy Snyder discusses Russia’s interference in US elections, the relationship between internet penetration and democracy, and the impact of the decline of local media.

The Importance of Media Literacy in the Classroom

The Importance of Media Literacy in the Classroom

If we want students to learn about the world, how it works, how structures and processes are connected, this requires students to engage with news media.

How to Stay Grounded in the Age of Information Overload

How to Stay Grounded in the Age of Information Overload

If you’re a beautiful and benevolent outsider, speak up! In the age of information overload, your services are desperately needed.

Connectivity, Communications and Technology

Connectivity, Communications and Technology

Interaction through the written and spoken word and through trade is what makes humanity flourish. The internet has made this possible for more people, in more locations, more of the time, more quickly.

Net Neutrality and Its Relationship to National Security

Net Neutrality and Its Relationship to National Security

Net neutrality was never really connected to the national security debate but there definitely a connection between the two; though contentious and problematic at best.

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Review – Jihadi Culture on the World Wide Web

Ramsay’s analysis of online jihadi culture challenges current assumptions about this phenomenon and examines its limited translation to real world violence.

Cyberfeminism and its Political Implications for Women in the Arab World

Cyberfeminism and its Political Implications for Women in the Arab World

Garnering national support and inspiring followers across the globe, the intersection between gender and culture has come to define transnational Arab cyberactivism and cyberfeminism.

Tapping the Tubes: Understanding the Geography of Data

Tapping the Tubes: Understanding the Geography of Data

As the geography of the internet renders data increasingly vulnerable, greater efforts must be made by governments and citizens alike to understand how best to protect this information.

Cyber Security Governance and the Theory of Public Goods

Cyber Security Governance and the Theory of Public Goods

Cooperation in cyber security is a hard task even in the absence of national security considerations. A theory of public goods can help us understand cyber security governance and its challenges.

Review – Networks of Outrage and Hope

Review – Networks of Outrage and Hope

From the Arab Spring to the Occupy movements, Castells’ book provides insight into the sudden rise of mass uprisings across the world, their political force, and momentum.

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