How the use of the Internet is causing us to lose Empathy

Written by Eli Baum In the age of technology, when we have an almost unlimited access to online stimuli including millions of videos, articles, images, and connections through social networks, people of my generation are becoming less and less empathetic . A loss of face to face contact is truly the problem that our connective technology…

How the Internet is Confirming our Biases

Written by Peter Lyons-Gould Confirmation bias is the tendency to prefer or favor information that confirms one’s preconceptions, regardless of what is true. An example would be a smoker seeing a poster of someone smoking a Kool Mild and thinking, “Hey, there must be something about that cigarette that makes it better for me.” They…

Is the Internet making us too Connected?

Written by Hunter Rieger As the 21st century continues the internet is continuing to become more and more ubiquitous. It’s changing the world in ways that the creation of automobiles or even electricity did. The world is connected like never before, but as social networks and constant online connection becomes more and more popular it’s…

The Internet’s World Wide Web of Criminals

Written by Morgan Drayton As the Internet becomes more prevalent in our society and many people live the majority of their lives through the internet, inherent problems with human nature begin to arise. People date, shop, learn, and play on the internet and in many ways it has replaced several aspects of natural human interaction….

A Generation of Interdweebs

The Consequences of Internet Dependency How is technology changing the world? While there a million possible answers, we focused on four narratives that tell the stories of some of the most controversial and troubling aspects of the internet. Nearly a third of the entire population have  become internet users in some shape or form. This global network is…