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NYPD Twitter campaign request for photos backfires

Posted April 23, 2014 by Associated Press

NEW YORK — A request by the New York City Police Department has backfired — in a very public way. Its request that Twitter users share pictures of them posing with police officers has caused people to start sending in photos of […]

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‘Fairies’ billboard taken down by St. John’s opera company after outcry

Posted April 23, 2014 by Lauren Strapagiel

An Opera company in St. John’s have taken down a billboard promoting their run of A Midsummer’s Night Dream that some say used homophobic language. The ad from Opera on the Avalon read, “Filled with more fairies than St. John’s on […]

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Computers & Accessories

#HeartBleed Bug is a Pun You Should Care About

Posted April 9, 2014 by John Klein

Your passwords used on the Internet are likely known to bad people if you’ve recently logged into Yahoo, the CRA, or other popular websites. You should consider changing all of your passwords next week if you’ve used them on the Internet, in case they were exposed by an attack using the “heartbleed” bug. This flaw […]

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Why don’t we care where image macros and GIFs come from?

Posted January 6, 2014 by Darren

Animated GIFs and image macros are more popular than ever. And yet we almost never know who created these ubiquitous images.

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