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Dustin wears the vintage Science Museum hoodie. (Photo courtesy of Netflix via the Science Museum of Minnesota)

A Reminder That Social Media Activism Isn’t Real Life

A Reminder That Social Media Activism Isn’t Real Life

Social media has come to dominate current. Or, at the very least, the way we perceive current events. It’s not just the mobs and factions which form on social media, both organized and spontaneous, it’s how much time journalists spend writing and talking about what’s happening on social media. We may be living in the

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A Lesson From Netflix About Black Markets And Digital Piracy

Sandvine, a broadband services company, has released a report about bandwidth consumption with this interesting tidbit in it: While the file-sharing service BitTorrent once occupied 31 percent of the total Internet traffic in 2008, this year it occupied 5 percent of the total Internet traffic during the entire day. BitTorrent, for the uninitiated, is a

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