blogs

gdpr

Here Are Some of the Worst Attempts At Complying with GDPR

Owen Williams, a freelance developer, has been collecting the more embarrassing, silly, and downright lame attempts companies are making to comply with Europe's General Data Protection Regulation.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.25.18
blogs

Happy International Blog Remembrance Day

In loving memory of blogging about stuff.
Jason Koebler
2.21.18
climate change

80 Percent of Climate Denier Blogs Reference This One Canadian Zoologist

A University of Victoria adjunct prof has become climate deniers’ go-to source on polar bears.
Stephen Leahy
12.1.17
Cyber terrorism

Inside the Site Teaching Islamic State Supporters How to Use Encryption

A 34-year-old man from Cardiff was arrested for creating videos offering cybersecurity tips that were then posted on an Islamic State supporter site.
Joseph Cox
3.31.17
THE FUTURE

I Augmented My Reality with Beer and Augmented Reality and Saw the Near Future

Who doesn't want to try out $3000 cybergoggles?
Derek Mead
4.8.16
Satire

The Lost Art of the Internet Prank

A conversation with Hipster Runoff's Carles.Buzz about satire, anonymity, and how trolling is replacing the prank.
Brian Merchant
4.1.16
Opinion

Gawker Is on Trial for the Sins of the Early Blogosphere

Perhaps the lesson of Gawker is that outside investors sanitize content for the purpose of sustainability.
Carles Buzz
3.18.16
Sports

Grantlangst: Fear of a World Without Meaningful Content

Grantland is dead, and with it another high-caliber outlet for good journalism. Can niche sites survive in the age of the content farm? One former Grantlander and content farmer explains.
carles.buzz
11.3.15
Memes

The Power of HelloGiggles, the $30 Million Posi Content Farm

The key to Zooey Deschanel's content farm success isn't celebrity. It's positivity.
carles.buzz
10.23.15
News

Of Course Nobody Trusts Media in the Age of Clickbait

New polls show that public trust in the media is lower than ever. Are content farms to blame?
carles.buzz
10.2.15
Features

My Life in the Cloud

What’s the internet, and where do we belong in it? A postscript on “I’m that angel,” the author’s book and performance for the world’s data centers.
Tyler Coburn
9.22.15
Twitter

​#IStandWithAhmed: The Intersection of Science, Tolerance and Viral Content

Not even a Neil deGrasse Tyson tweet spree after a bad science film could get this level of engagement.
carles.buzz
9.18.15
0103