Cerena Hahn

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Txtng is killing language. JK!!!

Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there’s much more to texting -- linguistically, culturally -- than it …

Isaac Newton Once Tried To Invent His Own Language

The great 17th century physicist Isaac Newton is known for many things. There’s his laws of motion and theory of gravity. Plus, the dude invented …

The Creepy, Dystopian Future of Advertising

<i>“We don’t need you to type at all because we know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We can more or less guess what you’re thinking about … Is that over the line?”</i> – Google Chairman Eric Schmidt<p>Everybody wants to be a somebody when they grow up. You know what I mean: the kind of somebody who …

How media smuggling took hold in North Korea

Since the mid-20th century, tens of thousands of North Koreans have fled their country amid food shortages and a tight government rule, risking death …

South Korea

Kim Jong-un 'executes manager of terrapin farm for failing to supply food and water to the tanks'

The manager of a terrapin farm in North Korea has reportedly been executed for failing to adequately supply the animals’ tanks with enough food and …

Spotify Is Now Letting Other Companies Check Out Your Tunes — And You

For consumers, "free" is rarely ever free — especially when it comes to social media and other online platforms. In exchange for utilizing services like Facebook, for example, users allow information about themselves — everything from their ages and zip codes to the particular products, services …

Why You Should Stop Using Telegram Right Now

Telegram, the supposedly secure messaging app, has over 100 million users. You might even be one of them. If you are, you should probably stop using …

Privacy

Hiding your tracks from Trump: Online privacy worries heat up

There's something about a Donald Trump administration in charge of the US National Security Agency that has folks taking government surveillance very seriously.<p>Encrypted email provider ProtonMail and encrypted chat service Signal saw a spike in new users after the election. What's more, privacy …

ISIS War Is Peace: Obama Vs. Orwell

From the archive, 16 December 1954: Horror play or warning? Orwell's 1984 discussed

The discussion in “Panorama” last night about Orwell’s “1984” showed in a concentrated form the complete opposition between those who regard it as a “horror” play, and therefore bad for people, and those who consider its meaning and can see, even in the storm it has caused, its vindication. …

Orwell’s 1984: Are We There Yet?

<b>The second most terrifying thing about George Orwell’s 1984</b> is the supposition that it is possible to destroy humanity without destroying humankind. …