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7:34am

Fri September 12, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Plot in phishing scams hasn't evolved much

I was searching online for a way to apply for a gas card for the newspaper and ended up in my email account by clicking on the wrong box on the screen. An email, titled in all caps YOUR OPPORTUNITY FROM EXXONMOBIL LONDON, appeared.

It seems Mr. Peter Alexandra needs my assistance. He “overinvoiced” a contract a few years ago. “I need your full cooperation and partnership to re-profile this contract funds amounting to $2.5 million to your name as the contractor that executed this contract in Asia few years.”

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6:00pm

Sun June 22, 2014
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: The Lecture Hall Is Obsolete

Airs Sunday, June 22 at 6 p.m. Is the college of the future online? With the popularity of MOOCs (massive open online courses) and the availability of online degree programs at a fraction of their on-campus price, we are experiencing an exciting experiment in higher education. Does the traditional classroom stand a chance? Will online education be the great equalizer, or is a campus-based college experience still necessary?

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7:35am

Thu October 3, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking with Brian O'Nuanain 10/03/13

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain is trying to take the high road when it comes to the internet.

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6:00pm

Sun May 19, 2013
Intelligence Squared US

Intelligence Squared US: The Internet Is Closing Our Minds

Airs Sunday, May 19 at 6 p.m.  Does the internet poison politics? It's been argued that the rise of 'personalization,' the use of algorithms to filter what you see online, and easy access to the like-minded, have served to reinforce our pre-conceptions. Is the information bubble a myth, or is it undermining civic discourse? Is the rise of social media really broadening our world views, or narrowing them? The debaters are Eli Pariser, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Evgeny Morozov, and Jacob Weisberg.

7:35am

Fri July 29, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Connectivity in other times.

Commentator Archie McDonald reflects on the dependence we now have on the internet and instant connectivity.