This week, while Sam and Rob are out, Ryan, the podcast editor for the Courier, talks with incoming writer Ben Falto-Armijo about the repeal of net neutrality and what this means for the country, businesses and the news. Have something you want us to talk about on the podcast? Want to appear as a guest or have your story told? Email us!: email@example.com
World of Wi-Fi lounge: Gamers take over
A group of a dozen or so students have found friendship and support through the common love for the nostalgia of video games in the heart of the Wi-Fi lounge.
PCC’s Wifi: Where are you now that I need you?
Disclaimer: The following is the Lifestyle Editor’s sarcastic review of our campus’s wifi. No web browser’s cookies were crumbled during the making of this review.
Personal life for sale; Serious inquiries only
Data brokers are selling your information without informing you that someone is paying to look you up.
Downloads and dollar signs
Pandora, Spotify, Grooveshark, Youtube, and about a hundred other sites are all easy ways for users to absorb content for free. All of these sites are driven by advertisements or by a small monthly subscription fee that takes the annoying ads off the screen. Sites like Netflix and Hulu offer a similar model for the use of streaming shows and movies directly to your computer, tablet, smart TV, video game console, or even your phone if you’re looking for extremely mobile show watching.
Discover new music through “The Mixtape”
Gabriel Perez, a former musician and PCC student, noticed that while the internet does make it easier to discover new artists similar to the ones you like, it is a little harder to discover artists that differ from your usual taste.
Overcoming the Lure of the Distraction
The Internet has been a part of our every day lives for decades now, and every day there are more things online to consume at faster speeds.
OP-ED: Social media has a responsibilty to protect users information
In the age of lightning fast information and sharing one’s life on the Internet, social media users have to be careful of what they post. There are people out there waiting to get ahold of personal information to scam, sell something, or steal someone’s identity.