If you’ve tweeted anything in the last seven years or so there’s a pretty good chance your 140-character musing has been enshrined in the Library of Congress. In a rather ambitious project, that came to […]
Tag: Drexel College of Computing & Informatics
Q+A: What Will The Internet Look Like Post-Net Neutrality?
This month the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal regulations that require internet providers to allow all websites to access the same quality of connection. These regulations, put in place to protect a principal of […]
Parents, Here’s How Game Theory Can Help You Survive Candy Sharing on Halloween
The costumes looked great. The bags are stuffed with goodies. But the scariest part of Halloween is just getting started: dividing the spoils of trick-or-treating. Perhaps the family employed a divide-and-conquer strategy for the annual […]
Q+A: Were You Part of a Cyberattack?
You might have been an unwitting participant in the cyberattack that took down Twitter, Netflix, The New York Times’ website and many others last week. According to cybersecurity analysts, the widespread and highly coordinated cyberattack, […]
Q+A: Real Help For ‘Fake Smiles’ On Instagram
This week Instagram rolled out a tool that allows users to flag content when they think a friend might be in serious emotional trouble. The tool, which uses this peer alert system to cue human […]
Struggles With Anonymity and Reaganspeak
Ever wanted to try being an anonymous author? It’s hard work, even for someone without the celebrity of a J.K. Rowling or an Alexander Hamilton — who both tried and failed. Doing it on the […]
10 Tips For Safer Social Media Use
As social media pushes the boundaries of what is appropriate to share online, and apps, programs and websites demand more personal information — from our current location to online shopping history — the American […]
Saving Cats in Outer Space – How Drexel Students Designed a Mobile Game That Supports Animal Welfare on Earth, Too
Kittens are floating off into the cosmos and you’re their only hope. Sheer terror collides with utter cuteness in a mobile game designed by students in Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio. But Galactickitties, the first offering […]
What do Shepherds and Cybercriminals Have in Common?
Tracking down and prosecuting cybercriminals is one of the more daunting challenges facing law enforcement agencies today. Online anonymity, questions of jurisdiction and difficulty in gathering and preserving evidence are all significant impediments to the […]