Cyberculture agenda: [Interactive] The Global Terrorism Database; Clickbait; Crowdfunded news-site after ISIS; Self-segregation on social networks [on Ferguson]

Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson on Saturday August 9, 2014. After his body lay in the hot street for four hours, Ferguson residents took to the streets to protest his killing. Brown’s death, the ensuing protest and the militarized police response opened a debate about race, justice and policing in America that continues today.


What is clickbait?

Facebook announced a tweak to its News Feed today that aims to reduce unwanted “spammy” content in user feeds. Good news for readers frustrated by those stories, bad news for the publishers that have been making money by promoting their websites via “clickbait.” But what exactly is clickbait?


If you share an on-line movie account with other people in your household, you probably receive some inappropriate recommendations. That may soon change.

Journalist Claims to Find Islamic State Training Camp Using Google


In the end it was a bridge that gave away the militants.

Color psychology can be a great tool for web designers, helping to do anything from increase conversion rates to conveying the right vibe for a business. Here are ways that you can use the psychology of color in your web design projects.

Interactive tool shows impact of terrorism

A World of Terror by Periscopic

The Global Terrorism Database, maintained by the University of Maryland, is an open source database that catalogs terrorism events since 1970 through 2013. Data visualization firm Periscopic visualized the incident-level data in A World of Terror.

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