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UCLA Student's Viral Video Rant:

UCLA Student’s Viral Video Rant: “Hordes” of Asians Annoy Me in Library

by Jorge Rivas on March 14 2011, 12:00PM

“I swear they’re just going through their whole families, just checking on everyone from the tsunami thing—I mean, I know, that sounds horrible…”

Topics: Schools & Youth, Technology

Courts May Decide Who Has Obama's Tech 'Sputnik Moment'

Courts May Decide Who Has Obama’s Tech ‘Sputnik Moment’

by Jamilah King on January 26 2011, 12:45PM

Actions, not ideas, are really what’s driving today’s fight over broadband access.

Topics: State of the Union, Technology

FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Make Nobody Happy

FCC’s New Net Neutrality Rules Make Nobody Happy

by Jamilah King on December 21 2010, 3:29PM

Here’s what they say, and what comes next.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Mapping America: One Block At A Time (Yours Included)

Mapping America: One Block At A Time (Yours Included)

by Jamilah King on December 16 2010, 11:44AM

The New York Times put together Census data for this exhaustive interactive map. We love it.

Topics: Media, Technology

Readers: DREAM Act Benefits 15th Gen Immigrants, Too

Readers: DREAM Act Benefits 15th Gen Immigrants, Too

by Channing Kennedy on December 3 2010, 4:23PM

A round-up of some of this week’s best reader-lead conversations.

Topics: Technology

What You Need to Know About the FCC's Open Web Plan

What You Need to Know About the FCC’s Open Web Plan

by Jamilah King on December 3 2010, 12:01PM

Chairman Julius Genachowski finally spoke this week. Few are pleased with what he said.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Janelle Monae, Serena Williams Sign Off Twitter for AIDS Charity

Janelle Monae, Serena Williams Sign Off Twitter for AIDS Charity

by Jorge Rivas on November 29 2010, 12:55PM

It’s a problematic effort toward raising awareness.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Technology, World AIDS Day

“Privilege Denying Dude” and the Fight for the Right to Snark

by Channing Kennedy on November 23 2010, 9:55AM

Diana Lopez starts a Web meme in which the joke, for once, is on the white guy. Plus, the Internet’s best social justice smart asses.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Technology

Latino Web Users Challenge Verizon

Latino Web Users Challenge Verizon

by Jamilah King on October 29 2010, 10:50AM

Verizon’s not the only one who can make persuasive ads.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Antoine Dodson Endorses

Antoine Dodson Endorses “Sex Offender Tracker” App

by Jorge Rivas on October 25 2010, 4:24PM

It’s a nasty business, but Dodson continues to show savvy in exploiting his Internet fame.

Topics: Antoine Dodson, Gender & Sexuality, Technology

LeBron James: Racist

LeBron James: Racist “Hater” Tweets Won’t Stop My Dreams

by Jorge Rivas on October 21 2010, 1:52PM

Miami Heat star declares “hater day” and shows fans the nasty tweets.

Topics: Technology

Readers Aren't Afraid of Immigrants, But Nice Try

Readers Aren’t Afraid of Immigrants, But Nice Try

by Channing Kennedy on October 8 2010, 12:00PM

A round-up of some of this week’s best reader-lead conversations.

Topics: Technology

Tea Party Gets Anti-Net Neutrality Guide

Tea Party Gets Anti-Net Neutrality Guide

by Jamilah King on October 5 2010, 12:07PM

As midterms approach, “patriot-activists” get a new set of talking points.

Topics: Technology

What Now? No Clear Signals in Web Regulation Battle

What Now? No Clear Signals in Web Regulation Battle

by Jamilah King on October 1 2010, 5:22PM

After Rep. Waxman’s aborted (flawed) proposal, advocates still want FCC to step up.

Topics: Technology

Waxman Holds Off On Google-Verizon Internet Copycat Bill

Waxman Holds Off On Google-Verizon Internet Copycat Bill

by Jamilah King on September 29 2010, 2:42PM

Advocates worry that corporate agendas are leading the way.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

How White is Your City?

How White is Your City?

by Hatty Lee, Jamilah King on September 21 2010, 2:16PM

A new set of maps shows that racial segregation in America’s cities is alive and well.

Topics: Technology

Friday Twitter Break: DREAMers Storm The Senate

Friday Twitter Break: DREAMers Storm The Senate

by Julianne Hing on September 17 2010, 5:50PM

The campaign to win the DREAM Act will always be remembered as a youth-driven movement.

Topics: Technology

Protestor to Texas Pastor:

Protestor to Texas Pastor: “Dude, You Have No Quran!”

by Jamilah King on September 14 2010, 2:04PM

Skateboarding in the face of hate.

Topics: Technology

Friday Twitter Break: Fireproof Your Quran

Friday Twitter Break: Fireproof Your Quran

by Julianne Hing on September 10 2010, 7:06PM

President Obama finally steps in, and Terry Jones thankfully quiets down.

Topics: Technology

OkCupid Shows

OkCupid Shows “Real” Stuff White People Like (And Other Races, Too)

by Jamilah King on September 9 2010, 12:28PM

Is another company using race data to drive marketing?

Topics: Technology