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Holtzman: Facebook’s identity crisis continues to endanger business of media

Rachel Holtzman, Op-Ed Contributor

January 9, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

On January 4, Mark Zuckerberg posted his personal challenge for the year: “fixing” Facebook. In his nine-paragraph post, he attempted to address problems of abuse that runs unchecked on the platform, anxiety about advertising...

Shirola: We must re-learn the art of listening

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

November 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Philosophers and intellectuals have long said that we have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. But in a society marked by short attention spans, too little time and an almost innate love for...

Australian Parliament member speaks on future of artificial intelligence

Mustafa Alimumal, Reporter

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

A member of the Australian House of Representatives said Tuesday afternoon people should be aware of the changing marketplace as he spoke about rapid technological innovation and the economic impact of artificial intelligence. Andrew...

Acosta: Technology has deteriorated human connections

Pedro Acosta, Columnist

January 6, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

One day a couple years ago, I sat bored out of my mind during a blackout with no laptop, phone dead and nothing to do. I realized whatever someone chooses to do during a blackout tells so much about them. What would you do if...

Northwestern, Evanston prepare to offer ultra high-speed Internet to University researchers

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 18, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories, Local, State

Northwestern and Evanston officials are working to use their $1 million state grant to bring ultra high-speed Internet to University researchers by July 2015. Gov. Pat Quinn announced the awarding of the grant to Evanston in January 2013 to be used to turn the city into a “gigabit community” that would appeal to entrepreneurs. Made possible through the Illinois Gigabit C...