My 15-year-old son was on a community basketball team along with many other boys his age. On this team of teenage boys was one special needs boy the team all loved. This boy had a signature spot where he would go stand and the team would pass him the ball.
The facebook albums, pinterest boards, tweets, instagram filters are all part of the carefully curated, online personas of Millenials. The intrigue of the anonymous sharing apps hinges on the absence of this context.
Since its inception in 2003 as an online anarchist collective, Anonymous has been grabbing headlines with their cyber attacks on government, corporate and various other targets. But who are they? High Times speaks to the greatest hacktivists of our generation.
Barrett Brown is being "punished for the crime of taking citizenship seriously." This is clear: he stands for values of liberty, transparency and privacy; though soon prosecutors in Dallas will try to persuade a jury otherwise. Increasingly, conscious citizens know the true score.
After weeks of fine-tuning our commenting technology and platform, we are pulling the switch in a way that will keep the best parts about commenting on HuffPost while bringing more civility and accountability to the experience.
Unlike the classic debate over 2Pac or Notorious B.I.G. being the greatest MC ever, both Lil Wayne and Eminem are still very much in the game and cranking out hits, with each artist sitting on discographies of over 1000 tracks.