Okon: Website quenches thirst for Joliet water info

City Hall is taking the future of Joliet water seriously, and now you can, too. The city last week launched a new website that is loaded with information about Joliet’s search for a future water source. Click onto RethinkWaterJoliet.org and you can follow along with the Joliet Environmental Commission as it looks elsewhere than the […]

Attacks unmask dark sites below the radar

Tim Squirrell, a PhD candidate studying alt-right online communities, said: “The entirety of his manifesto was published to gain as much attention as possible. It is littered with in-jokes and memes targeting a specific audience. It’s low-quality bait and you can’t take any of it at face value.” The use of these more obscure forums […]

Wall Street Insider March 16

Dear Readers, Like most of you this week, I was captivated by the college admissions scandal. Some of the details that emerged were stunning: for example, wealthy parents Photoshopping their kids heads to make it appear like they were lightweight crew stars. And the fall-out from what started as a criminal case is beginning to […]

Website quenches thirst for Joliet water info

City Hall is taking the future of Joliet water seriously, and now you can, too. The city last week launched a new website that is loaded with information about Joliet’s search for a future water source. Click onto RethinkWaterJoliet.org and you can follow along with the Joliet Environmental Commission as it looks elsewhere than the […]

Society Desperately Needs an Alternative Web

Leave me aloneDeposit photos I see a society that is crumbling. The rampant technology is simultaneously capsizing industries that were previously the bread and butter of economic growth. The working man and woman have felt its effects as wages stagnate and employment opportunities remain fewer amidst a progressively automated economy. Increasing wage inequality and financial […]

New book by biochemist David Deamer explores the origins of…

In his new book, Assembling Life, David Deamer challenges the consensus that life began in the ocean and presents an alternative scenario, based on his research, in which life began in freshwater hot springs. Deamer, a research professor of biomolecular engineering at UC Santa Cruz, has been studying the origins of life since the early […]