Things You Should Know But Don’t

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Digital Detectives Part 2
Posted January 17, 2022 Written by Claire

My last blog covered some of the basics of a phenomena often referred to as “crowdsourced investigations”, a reference to […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Digital Detectives Part 1
Posted January 3, 2022 Written by Claire

True crime as a genre has been captivating audiences for the better part of the last decade. While true crime […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: A Modern Oracle
Posted November 22, 2021 Written by Claire

You may have already heard of the Allen Institute for AI’s newest project, “Ask Delphi”, after it went viral on […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Serial Killer Algorithm
Posted November 8, 2021 Written by Claire

The idea of technology and machines making some jobs easier- or even obsolete- is not a new concept. It’s been […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Dark Web Assassins
Posted October 25, 2021 Written by Claire

The Dark Web has its fair share of urban legends and myths because of its mysterious nature and barrier to […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Truth About the Dark Web
Posted October 11, 2021 Written by Claire

Once mysterious, the term Dark Web has become understood to be a place on the Internet that harbors criminals and […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Cryptocurrency’s Carbon Footprint
Posted September 27, 2021 Written by Claire

A little while back, the term NFT entered the popular lexicon. The acronym stands for “non-fungible token”, which does little […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Dark Clouds of the Internet
Posted August 30, 2021 Written by Claire

I’ve written a few times now about the looming implications of the internet being so heavily tied to our infrastructure. […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Down and Out
Posted August 17, 2021 Written by Claire

In our modern world, one of the most frustrating things is not being able to get online. Whether your modem […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Influence of Social Media (Part 2)
Posted August 2, 2021 Written by Claire

Previously, we discussed the nature of social media and its influences on behavior. If you haven’t read the first part […]