Ecosia is a search engine which gained popularity because of its’ promise to put 80% or more of its profits towards nonprofit organizations that focus on reforestation. Ecosia had promised to maintain full financial transparency and publishes its monthly financial reports to build a trust with its users. This search engine originally delivered a variation of search results from … [Read more...] about Ecosia, the search engine that plants trees
Opinion: They missed out an opportunity by not calling it Popemon Go!
By Stevie Buckley Remember the all-encompassing Pokémon Go hype about two years ago? Well, the hype is back with a similar game, but this time you’re catching saints instead of mythical (and at this stage legendary) creatures. ‘Follow JC Go!’ is a game where you catch saints, collect appearances of the Virgin Mary and collect spirituality (health), food (well, just bread) … [Read more...] about Opinion: They missed out an opportunity by not calling it Popemon Go!
Should we stop scrolling and start phoning?
Social media has undoubtedly changed the way in which we communicate. Gone are the days of hour-long phone calls after 6 o’clock and screaming at people to get off the internet while manually pressing buttons on a non-portable phone. Even pieces of furniture have become obsolete, with telephone chairs now gathering dust, and a shiny white broadband modem sitting proudly in the … [Read more...] about Should we stop scrolling and start phoning?
Net neutrality and the FCC: a disaster in the making
On 14 December 2017, the FCC’s Republican majority approved Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to gut net neutrality protections. The FCC overturned the regulations on internet freedom that was established under the Obama administration in a three-to-two vote. Net neutrality is the internet’s guiding principle: it preserves our right to communicate freely online. Thanks to it, the … [Read more...] about Net neutrality and the FCC: a disaster in the making
Prince Charming or Tinderfella?
From a very young age I was raised to believe that I would find love just like the princesses I read about (I was always Belle from Beauty and the Beast). Although, in 2016, there aren’t many evil step-mothers, dragons or tall towers for princes to save us from, are there? So where are the boys at? On Tinder. I don’t know about you, but I have never actually heard of anyone … [Read more...] about Prince Charming or Tinderfella?