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Google Data Center 360° Tour

Google Data Center 360° Tour

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[electronic music] Sandeep: Hi. My name is Sandeep, a developer advocate on the Google Cloud platform. Welcome to the Google Data Center at the Dalles, Oregon. Take a look around. Before we go inside, we need to make sure that we have the appropriate security clearance. Most Google employees can’t even get in here. So […]

Cicada 3301: An Internet Mystery

Cicada 3301: An Internet Mystery

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On the 4th of January, 2012, a user on 4chan posted this image to the site’s infamous /b/ or random board. The anonymous author, who went by the four-digit pseudonym 3301, challenged users to uncover a message hidden within the image. Unbeknownst to those who stumbled across it, someone had just set in motion one […]

Some Vermont schools are already monitoring students’ online activity

Some Vermont schools are already monitoring students’ online activity

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In 2018, authorities intercepted a planned school shooting in Fair Haven, Vermont. In the aftermath, Gov. Phil Scott struck a task force charged with recommending ways to prevent violence in the state’s schools. “The conversation about public safety is not over. We have more work to do to keep our kids and our communities safe.” […]

Why Is Teaching Online Safety Important?

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Regarding online safety, we all are very concerned. I was surprised how many students said, “Yeah, I feel comfortable telling somebody my address online.” A student left her location services on her Instagram account, and therefore an older teen from another city was able to find her and come to our campus. And that was […]

The Great Hack | Official Trailer | Netflix

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Who has seen an advertisement that has convinced you that your microphone is listening to your conversations? All of your interactions, your credit card swipes, web searches, locations, likes, they’re all collected in real time into a trillion-dollar-a-year industry. The real game-changer was Cambridge Analytica. They’ve worked for the Trump campaign and for the Brexit […]