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  • 23 Sep 2016
    Trolls, Psychology
    John Suler

    The Trouble with Trolls

    Cambridge author John Suler explores ‘trolls’ in his new book Psychology of the Digital Age.

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  • 15 Jul 2016
    Pokemon go
    John Suler

    Pokémon GO, GOING, GONE

    If your mind hasn’t already been totally numbed by tech news, consider pointing it towards the newest phenomenon that everyone is talking about: Pokémon GO.  I won’t bother taking the time to describe how it works, because by now the odds are that you already know. You probably already know that experts and non-experts alike […]

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  • 28 Jun 2016
    Michael Glassman

    Technological tools and psychological tools of the Internet

    Choosing a platform to use for integrating Internet tools into educational settings can be a difficult and complex task involving consideration and balancing of a number of competing factors. Is the goal of the anticipated educational activities transfer of specific knowledge/skills?  Is it to increase problem solving capabilities in an information age? Is it to […]

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  • 27 May 2016
    Michael Glassman

    The nature of intelligence on the Internet: Collaboration vs Augmentation

    Is collaboration the right word or even the right concept when discussing the ways we imagine the Internet to change human thinking and problem solving? Collaboration through Internet tools has become a dominant meme over the last few decades.  At the same time the concept of augmentation of the human intellect seems to have been […]

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  • 10 May 2016
    The Psychology of The Digital Age
    John Suler

    The Online Disinhibition Effect, 20 Years Later

    As researchers like Norman Holland, Adam Joinson, and myself noted twenty years ago, people tend to say and do things online that they would not typically say and do in the in-person world. In an article that I first published in The Psychology of Cyberspace, I described six ingredients of this “online disinhibition effect.” More […]

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  • 21 Aug 2014
    Scott J. Shackelford

    Exploring the Meaning of “Cyber Peace”

    With online privacy facing grave threats, Scott J. Shackelford, the author of Managing Cyber Attacks in International Law, Business, and Relations, takes readers inside the complex world of cybersecurity law.

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  • 14 Aug 2014
    Paul Bernal

    Google, Facebook and Surveillance

    Paul Bernal, the author of Internet Privacy Rights, breaks down the brave new world of the right to privacy in an online age. Google and Facebook have put our Internet privacy concerns front and center—but is there a solution in sight?

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  • 7 Feb 2011
    Marshall Poe

    Technology Drives History, It Just Doesn’t Drive it Very Far

    Here’s an interesting thing. Many professors despise the idea that technology drives history. “Technological determinism,” they say, is a cardinal intellectual mistake like belief in the tooth fairy. No right-thinking member of Club Academe would or should embrace it. In contrast, most regular folks intuitively believe that technology drives history.

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