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Techlash behind the Internet

In the age of web2.0, tech giants are facing hostility from across the industry. Hence the term Techlash to describe this phenomenon. Techlash was first coined in The Economist in 2018. What it means in […]

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Content Moderation are Raising Worries

Content moderations of digital platforms have raised hot issues among internet users as growing digital platforms have been linking more and more users from different regions in recent years. From originally gathering places for limited […]

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Twitter: A Toxic Platform For Minority Groups

Imagine a scenario where everyone is able to share their thoughts, in short messages, to a big audience. Around this time, 15 years ago, the Internet community was granted the luxury to do so through […]

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The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

“Photos of Aaron Swartz at memorial at Internet Archive in San Francisco” by Steve Rhodes is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0   The beginning of the film throws a question to the audience by quoting Thoreau’s words ‘Unjust laws […]

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Techlash: Free Lunch or Win-win?

“Techlash” by Fortune Conferences is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Techlash is a term used by economists to describe a phenomenon in today’s society. Specifically, it refers to the negative sentiment and hostility of the public towards the increasing […]

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Discussing the development of new media produced social problems and countermeasures with techlash

The “techlash” phenomenon refers to a growing animus toward large technology companies (a.k.a., “Big Tech”) and to a more generalized opposition to modern technology itself, particularly innovations driven by information technology.(Robert D. Atkinson, 2021) The […]