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Google Headquarters in Silicon Valley
In her book, "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism," Shoshana Zuboff examines the capitalistic impetus of corporations' increasing online presence. Through a case study of Google--not only an exemplar of the industry but, as she alleges, a pioneer of…

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During the 1960s, computers and teletypes were being obtained by schools in Minnesota, rapidly evolving teaching methods and opportunities as they were being incorporated into the school system. As interest in computing grew amongst the schools, so…

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In his article “A City by the Sea: Uncovering Beirut’s Media Waste,” Blake Atwood describes how digital waste is impacting communities around Beirut, Lebanon. Atwood describes how for years Beirut slowly filled with trash as the government failed to…

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The Kiewit Computation Center was opened on Dartmouth's campus in 1966. The building was dedicated to alumnus Peter Kiewit, a wealthy construction magnate who donated tremendously to the establishment of the center. The creation of the Kiewit Center…

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In the midst of racial turmoil in Kansas City in 1968, the President’s Crime Commission report in 1968 recommended that federal government funds should focus and invest large amounts of resources into Criminal Justice Information Systems. The Chief…

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            In 2015, at the National University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City, both the first all-women’s and all-Latina hackathon was held. Hackathons are events where young people from a coding or entrepreneurial background meet for a weekend to…

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Stewart Brand was a 19-year-old from Rockford, Illinois who was a freshman at Stanford in 1957 during the height of tensions during the Cold War. After attending college and serving several years in Vietnam, he returned to America on a slightly…

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Ravi Agarwal and Kishore Wankhade reveals the terrible conditions that the lower-class Indians are forced to work in. The e-waste has been building up at an alarming rate in India, specifically in the country’s capital, Delhi. The lower-class people…

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Despite the revolutionary, trailblazing reputation of Fairchild Semiconductor, the company remains an example of how employee insourcing to native American tribes compromises their societal structure. In an interview with Fairchild’s CEO, Charlie…

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I created this meme using a photograph taken by my family friend who uploaded it to her company’s Instagram, @thelilleyline. This photograph consists of two very young boys standing close enough to have a conversation who are holding two woven…
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