A history lesson in the web’s largest online resource, Wikipedia
A vision for a cyberspace utopia created the world’s most extensive and read-reference information bank, and it’s still standing today
Drop it like it’s hotspot: Lack of internet connection causes chaos on campus
A look into the lack of internet access and University communication and support on campus for the first few days of term, and the problems its caused
I fell off the social media grid for a year: here’s what I learned
Lilly Rosenberg reflects on her year with no social media and explains why she no longer feels guilty about her scrolling habits
Weaving a less tangled Web
Following the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, Sophie Marriott looks at how it has been used and abused, and what the legacy of its creator, Tim Berners-Lee is.
The Internet of Things: who really needs a smart toaster?
From smarter toasters to cars to street lamps, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a movement that will have profound implications for industry and security.
A Smarter Manchester: How the City is Embracing Smart Technology
The CityVerve project is led by Manchester Council, Cisco, and Manchester Science Partnerships and is set to transform the way Mancunians interact with their city and environment
Smartphones are becoming the new luxury cars
Sophie Marriott writes that as smartphones become increasingly crucial to everyday life they become just as much embroiled with poverty and inequality as the luxury car market.
How technology and widespread media are affecting you right now
Social media and technological advancements have changed the way people interact with each other, making the future unpredictable
Is ‘relatable’ online content homogenising us?
Our emotional and expressive capacities are changing the age of the meme
Harambe and the magic of memes
Memes have transcended the world of the Internet and made their way into politics and everyday life
Our Internet window to the world is shrinking
David Moseley argues that social media is limiting our perception of the news and the world as a whole
University network under sustained cyber attack
The University of Manchester and other institutions connected to the Janet network had their internet connections knocked out after sustained attack
What has instant information turned us into?
The Internet isn’t making us stupid, we just don’t know how to deal with so much information
V for Valentine
Last weekend’s day of love is analysed by Marina Iskander, who believes you should spend your the special day of Valentines doing what you love, not who you love
Technology: the modern day student addiction
A survey has revealed the biggest addictions that students and other young people succumb to