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Down Time

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We had an issue with our server host beginning last night (9/14) around 11:30PM EDT and lasting until this morning (9/15) at 8:30AM EDT. That resulted in extended and unplanned down time for all of the sites on rampages.us. As this was caused by a series of hardware failures, we do not expect any further... […]
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Presenting my Dream

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As far as the next tens years go, the threat of tracking is going to be more relevant. The capabilities and technology are only going to improve at a faster rate and before we know it everyone will be out of touch. People will lose that connection to their technology and be oblivious to its […]
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nuggeting sources

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U of M hackers can track phones –          In order for cell phone service providers to provide the best service they need to loosely track all their cell phones regionally between surrounding cell phone towers this is because when a call is addressed to a number in order to quickly connect the lines they need […]
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Nuggeting sources

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PROPUBLICA –          “By the New York Times’ count [3], cellphone companies responded to 1.3 million demands for subscribers’ information last year from law enforcement” –          “when seeking location information, law enforcement agencies frequently ask for “tower dumps,” which list every phone in range of a cell tower at a particular time.” –          There is not […]
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Reflecting on this week

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This week I formed two different arguments for the the ability of the government to the track your phone. The civil liberties evidence showed how exploitative it can be and the Klayman evidence showed how far back and how much they can store about people. With this I can start to form the organization of […]
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Connecting nuggets

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LOCATION TRACKING ACLU –          Your cellphone location is recorded every few minutes despite usage, as long as it is turned on. These location records are stored by phone companies –          The laws on privacy are not yet up to date with the advances in technology therefore leaving a lot of loop holes for the government […]
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FIP Geolocation

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Step 1) Ideally, my topic would revolve around: the fitness industry (muscle and fitness), marketing, celebrities, fan (person). The fitness industry “offers many exercise and nutritional tips, while at the same time advertising a variety of nutritional supplements from companies such as Bio-Engineered Supplements & Nutrition.” Marketing is a “means of communication between the company […]
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Nuggeting sources

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KLAY V NSA –          Describes the action of the NSA taking bulk telephony metadata and storing it. –          NSA claims the data taken is random and indiscriminate which makes it constitutional, and claims the need for this data to defend the nation –          Klayman and defendants claim that this is a breach of their 4th […]
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Finalizing my dream

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For my research I will look into the part of the internet that stands for social justices. I will use this information to help me form an opinion on the governmental use of tracking capabilities under the patriot act. I will use the dreamers to analyze how to the internet would be formed and in […]
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Nelson Post

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The usual attacks on computer teaching tend to be sentimental and emotional pleas for the alleged humanism of the existing system. Those who are opposed to the use of computers to teach generally believe the computer to be “cold” and “inhuman.” The teacher is considered “warm” and “human.” I never thought of it this way […]
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Recent Thought Vectors Tagged "nugget"

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Section 76!

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Danh's Mind

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 2, Intimacy

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via: Section 76!

I don’t want to end the semester with my series unfinished so I will do […] Read More

Nuggeting Sources

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via: Univ 200

“As a prisoner, I could not access the Web directly. Staff members oversaw policies that […] Read More

Connecting Nuggets

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via: Not So Far Far Away...

Fisheries and sustainable resources of the ocean are important. Roughly 25% of the protein used […] Read More

Nuggeting sources

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via: morgan jacobs

This source– I actually found when doing research for a course I am taking about […] Read More