Watch out for the Deep Web and its ominous grey areas

By Allan Jacob

One page is not enough if you have to describe the Deep Web or and its shady sub-layer called the Dark Web where all manner of crime and subterfuge coalesce. Trouble is, I am reluctant to go there despite the curiosity that it has generated in me. It’s gnawing at my brain and consuming my waking hours. There’s a story to be told, but I don’t know where to start. The more I research on the dark side of virtual life, that substantial underbelly of the Web, which has an unknown number of websites, the less I seem to know. Continue reading Watch out for the Deep Web and its ominous grey areas

New parents are divided over ‘sharenting’ online footprints

By Story Hinckley

Two million likes in the first hour. Even for Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, that is an impressive rate. One week ago, Ms Knowles-Carter announced the birth of her twins with husband Jay-Z on Instagram, and the photo has since amassed more than 9.8 million likes. Knowles-Carter, arguably the most famous pop star in the world, frequently posts photos of her family on social media. Her Instagram post announcing her pregnancy on Feb 1 is currently the most-liked photo on Instagram with 11.1 million likes. Continue reading New parents are divided over ‘sharenting’ online footprints

Because people credited with creating zombies don’t just die

By Keith Pereña

So, here’s the contradiction. In the past fortnight, news came out that visionary filmmaker and director George A. Romero had died. He passed away on July 16 due to infection in his lungs at the age of 77. The thing is, George Romero never died. The lone man behind the zombie-film genre continues to live. Continue reading Because people credited with creating zombies don’t just die