Tag: Internet Culture
Year in Review: arts achievements of 2012
The giants of modern culture have been quiet this year. But away from the commercial mainstream, there was a lot going on. We look back at the big hits of a year in the arts.
‘Supertroll’ unmasked in internet showdown
The internet can be a realm of unaccountable, anonymous actions, with no consequences for bullies. This week one man’s real identity was exposed. Can online culture change?
Royal wedding dress sets Wikipedia a-flutter
Wikipedia has 22 million articles and counting. But when someone added a page on Kate Middleton’s wedding dress, editors said it was too trivial and should be cut. Does Wiki have a girl problem?
Teenage mastermind hacker is charged
The arrest of Ryan Cleary, who has just been charged with a string of cyber-offences, has brought online hacker groups into the spotlight. They are anarchic, rebellious and frighteningly...