Aspymmetrical Powers: Economic and Cyber Espionage
The lack of global governance over some acts of economic and cyber espionage is likely an intentional choice, one with varying benefits for state actors.
Who Wants the Metaverse?
What exactly is the “metaverse,” and what could it be, beyond an overused, hyper-trendy prompt in marketing copy?
Whatever Happened to the Open Internet?
There may be a way out of corporate control of the internet, but it probably starts with money.
If Dracula represented the collective fears of his day, what do the likes of Slender Man and other internet monsters tell us about the zeitgeist of right now?
The Chilean Wide Web?
Salvador Allende’s attempt to network the national economy mirrored his government’s struggle to balance centralization and decentralization.
How Tumblr Helps Youth Continue to Be Seen And Heard
Tumblr may be obsolete for the first generation or two of Internet users, but Gen Z has taken it on as a platform for representation online.
How the Internet Changed Chronic Illness
Online communities show that isolation doesn't have to define the experience of having a chronic disease.
How to Meme What You Say
The linguistic theories behind what we're trying to say when we adapt and share internet memes.
AITA for Being Obsessed with Ethics in Pop Culture?
Reddit's popular AITA forum lets readers post and weigh in on everyday ethical questions. But it isn't the first public venue for those discussions.
Cancel Culture Is Chaotic Good
Cancel culture may prove to be the most memorable linguistic trend of the past decade.