By PBS NewsHour
In his newest film, Werner Herzog is again asking existential questions -- this time, about the internet. In “Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World,” released in theaters on Friday, Herzog analyzes this ever-expanding fortress of information, and how…
By Bree Fowler, Associated Press
Trump first made the demand during a debate in December. He said the government should work with "brilliant people" in Silicon Valley to keep violent extremists offline, even if that means shutting down parts of the internet.
Teenagers today have never known a world without smartphones and social media, and most of them can’t even conceive of a time where people sat around the dinner table without checking their Instagram pages. We asked a handful of eighth-graders…
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says an Internet search site that posted false information about people can be sued only if the errors caused actual harm.
In the 30 years since Steve Case co-founded AOL, the global tech landscape has seen immense growth and change. What new developments wait in the near future, and what does the rapidly expanding online world mean for human life? Case…
The digital divide and lack of reliable Internet access at home can put low-income and rural students at a real disadvantage. So when superintendent Darryl Adams took over one of the poorest school districts in the nation, he made it…
The digital divide and lack of reliable Internet access at home can put low-income and rural students at a real disadvantage. So when superintendent Darryl Adams took over one of the poorest school district in the nation, he made it…
We hear a lot about how the Internet, social media and our addiction to handheld devices have reduced our attention spans. Nicholas Thompson of The New Yorker asks you to look more closely at the long, in-depth stories being shared…
Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn, who make up the musical duo Pomplamoose, explain in this Brief But Spectacular take how they harness their fans' internet curiosity with their covers of Beyonce hits and behind-the-scenes videos.
The ability of the U.S. government to regulate broadband internet service is back in court, as the Washington D.C. federal appeals court on Friday heard arguments by the cable and telecom industry challenging rules the FCC established earlier this year…
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