• Ancient Banter or Punishable Wrongdoing? The Rise of Online Recklessness

    Recent entertainment news has been peppered with stories about the latest celebrity whose age-old tweets have been resurrected, and they are far from PC. Who is dredging up these historical comments remains to be known, but the trend is having huge effects on the public face of stars like...
  • Every device using Wi-Fi is at risk

    Wi-Fi security is an extremely important issue, but it’s been relatively quiet since the WPA and WPA2 security protocols were released in 2003 and 2004. These protocols encrypt the data between your device, router and network meaning that no hackers can see the information you’re giving and receiving when...
  • The Final Fold for the Great British Newspaper?

    The death of the newspaper has been predicted for years, with pundits accusing the digital age of destroying the traditional – and widely beloved – way of consuming current affairs. The folding of The Independent’s print issue certainly seems to mark the beginning of the end. Or at least...
  • Internet Trolls: A Survivor’s Story

    One of the sadder elements of modern living is the exponential growth of cyber bullying and the birth of the online troll. Bullying, while in the past was often performed in the realms of classrooms and playgrounds, now stretches far beyond, invading our homes and personal lives. While in...
  • Consumer Reviews and Property Sharing: How to Get the Most Out of Travel Technology

    The way we book holidays has changed. If you’re looking to travel on a budget this summer, there’s a high chance you’ll head online to one of the many websites that are based on consumer reviews. One of the first and biggest of these websites is of course Tripadvisor,...
  • Short library loans and our ‘poverty of attention’

    Despite containing only a fraction of Hallward library’s books, the title you require will so disproportionately often be found in the short loan section. At least this place does what it says on the tin, but its 5 hour (11am-4pm) and 19 hour (4pm-11am) loans are an enduring frustration;...
  • Internet Nostalgia- Back to the Glory Days?

    Ever stolen from the giant omelette in a bid to save Neopoints to buy a Rainbow Paintbrush? Collected feathers just because you could and then built yourself a iron weapon? Considered spending real money on virtual clothes just to fit in? We know you have. For many these Internet...