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The splinternet — mankind’s fight over the internet

The splinternet is the idea that the internet “splinters” into several different internets that aren’t connected to each other in any meaningful way.

My notes on Mark Zuckerberg’s speech at Harvard University

When the world's most powerful person speaks, it makes sense to listen carefully.

Why the selfie generation struggle with social media maturity

Will the selfie generation figure out what it means to be grownups in social media? Or will we remain infantilised kidults?

Techlash and the curious case of Cambridge Analytica

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the era of the techlash against social networks and the internet has begun.

Snakes have legs — stop being dumb on the internet

Does snakes have legs? Well, snakes used to have legs, but that’s another story. And there are lizards that looks like snakes. But both are beside the point.