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My New Year’s Resolution: Read Less (Internet), Read More (Books)

Hooray, we made it. The artificial construct that is the Earth year has moved up a digit, and we’re now in the two thousand and eighteenth year since the birth of the Christ, as per the accepted method of time-keeping by people worldwide. Now that we’ve done away with its direct predecessor 2017 – labelled and proclaimed as the worst ... Read More »

Editorial: The free and open internet is about to become less free, less open

“Net neutrality” is one of the phrases that makes the eyes glaze over. But for anyone who uses the internet for anything, from watching cat videos to deep-state surveillance, net neutrality could not be more important. And next month it could be going away. The Federal Communications Commission, now controlled by three Republican appointees, is moving to rewrite regulations passed just two ... Read More »

‘Working-class children get less of everything in education – including respect’

When Diane Reay, Cambridge University professor of education, started researching her book about working class children’s experiences of education, she had no idea just how much inequality she would uncover in state schools today. “The most important thing I found out was that we are still educating different social classes for different functions in society.” She expected to find the ... Read More »

Kesha Vows to Use Social Media Less & Be ‘More Present’ in 2017

Olivia Bee Kesha photographed on Nov. 21, 2016 at Harvard House Motel in Los Angeles. If you noticed that Kesha is no longer following you on social media, don’t take it personally. The “Tik Tok” singer announced Tuesday that the new year will be focused more on her mental health and “spiritual self,” which means taking a step back from her social ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Lite Takes Up Less Phone Space for Tech Challenged Areas

Small businesses and others seeking a better way to communicate with customers or partners in tech challenged areas should rejoice. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has launched lighter version of its Android Messenger app. The new bare-bones Messenger app is designed for people in areas with slow internet connections as well as for older phones with less powerful processors and less memory. Introducing ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Lite Takes Up Less Phone Space for Tech Challenged Areas

Small businesses and others seeking a better way to communicate with customers or partners in tech challenged areas should rejoice. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has launched lighter version of its Android Messenger app. The new bare-bones Messenger app is designed for people in areas with slow internet connections as well as for older phones with less powerful processors and less memory. Introducing ... Read More »