• Miami Montage Explores the Digital Divide in South Florida

    Miami Montage explored the role of technological innovation in the South Florida community. While gathering these stories, the workshop participants were able to hone their skills in writing, photography and broadcast while gaining experience in the field of journalism.

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  • The most beneficial detriment to society

    The design of social media applications is leading to addiction . South Floridians are becoming aware of their dependency on their cell phones and are searching for ways to break out.

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  • Unplugged by choice or by force

    Certain individuals are choosing to stay unplugged from the internet while others are forced to be unplugged due to socioeconomic reasons. This article explores the consequences to being disconnected.

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  • eSports joining Miami’s cadre of pro teams

    ESports is introducing a new league based on the new and popular game, Overwatch. Among the seven teams that have joined the league, the Miami-Orlando team looks to make a splash on the eSports community in South Florida.

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  • New media advertising: Chasing the content zeitgeist

    The ads you see are catered to you. Ad agencies in Miami are specializing in collecting information about you to deliver targeted marketing through various softwares and social media platforms.

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  • From STEM to STEAM: Tech merges with art in the classroom

    As Miami’s tech industry grows, educators debate over how best to prepare students for taking advantage of the opportunities in their own backyard. Wynwood Maker Camp offers its own solution, one that encourages students to explore the tech world from a young age through creative, hands-on work with today’s cutting-edge technology.

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  • Net neutrality might put small businesses in the slow lane

    President Trump’s new FCC chairman has proposed dismantling regulations that prevent ISPs from discriminating in the allocation of access and bandwith to customers. These proposed policies are likely to affect South Florida’s small business owners and their first amendment rights.

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  • Local businesses digitize their way to riches

    Local businesses use social media to successfully market their niche product lines to the South Florida community. One of these businesses is the Instagram sensation, Night Owl Cookie Co. and the other is an online brand that is gaining momentum.

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  • Artists create online path to success

    South Florida artists, ranging from visual to musical, use social media in order to promote their talent online. Digital bases allow these artists to grow, either through online promotion from the artists themselves, or from businesses who use their own following to help the local talent become better known.

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  • Incubators are hatching entrepreneurs at a torrid pace

    Entrepreneurship in Miami is growing at a rapid pace due to incubator programs like The Launch Pad and The Idea Center. They mentor entrepreneurs through the path of company creation, from an idea to a business through personalized consultations and innovation courses.

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  • En Route to a Smart City

    CIVIQ Smartscapes aims to solve public transportation issues while elevating Miami-Dade to a digital city. This initiative may abandon improvements to the rails and instead invest in a high-tech busing system that anticipates becoming driverless.

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  • The digital world’s clash with religion

    With technology usage on the rise, religions are facing challenges that threaten their existence. However, despite these challenges, religious followers in South Florida are finding ways to adapt and use modern technology to their advantage.

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  • Television struggling to adapt to time-shifting audiences

    Technological advancements have made news more accessible to the American public, forcing news organizations to adapt in order to survive. Millennials, America’s largest generation, are leading the rebellion against traditional media norms as the revolution reaches its climax.

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  • How cultural centers hook up with their communities

    Two Miami cultural centers are using social media to revamp how they promote the history and culture of their communities. By maintaining a social media presence, these centers are drawing people into their communities and promoting active participation in history and culture.

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  • Liberty Square fights for its digital rights

    As the internet has established itself as a societal necessity, those without access are falling further behind. The Liberty Square Wi-Fi community initiative aims to provide disconnected residents with greater opportunity in a digital world.

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  • Yes, the Internet of Things is a thing at FIU

    At Florida International University, Professor Kemal Akkaya and his colleagues are redefining the way we conceptualize technology. FIU will be the first school in the nation to offer a new […]

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  • Lips are sealed on big port cyber breach

    A cyberattack ceased operations of a company at PortMiami last month, but subsequent attempts to contact the shipping company proved futile. An investigation into the secrecy behind cybersecurity measures examines why companies are so tight-lipped about cyberattacks.

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  • Naked and unafraid: the nexus of social media and porn

    Cam girls have taken advantage of the lucrative digital platform of live-streamed webcamming. This platform has offered these girls control over their content and distribution without even leaving their bedroom.

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  • Technology gives disabled students a big assist

    Schools across Miami-Dade County are increasingly using assistive technology to aid students with disabilities. This gives every student an equal opportunity to grow, learn and interact in a classroom with their peers.

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  • 2 businesses doing digital differently

    Many local businesses stand at the edge of an alarmingly steep precipice with a critical decision weighing on the backs of their marketing teams: either join the masses in their pursuit of online technological domination or continue on in the manner of yesteryear. Two Miami establishments have taken very diverse paths in order to ultimately achieve the same desired end goal- success.

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