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What getting engaged taught me about Facebook

In subtle ways, the media all around us reinforce social structures. Some might argue media help define them. I was reminded of that in a big way the other week, when I was lucky enough to get engaged to the lady I love. The night after she said yes, I was browsing Facebook and thought, “wouldn’t […]

The NSA’s terms of service: click here to agree and use the Internet

At a panel discussion once, a founder of the Internet made an assertion that’s stuck with me ever since: if information is power, he said, then the public should have more of it than the government. Now, clearly the guy has an anarchistic streak in him (he is a founder of the Internet after all), […]