Rumour Has It

Eoghan O’Neill sheds light on the Dark Net I first became aware of the darknet one fateful night after stumbling across a youtube video entitled ‘Red Rooms – Do They Exist?’ The video consisted of a single frame: a suspicious-looking chair, clasps bolted to the arm rests, centered in front of a dank wall streaked in what appeared to be blood. A spooky voice rasped … Continue reading Rumour Has It

Escaping the Echo Chamber

Social media allows us to tailor the truth, writes Cormac Dineen. What can be done about it? If you are a university student in 2017, the smart money says that you spend at least an hour using social media every day. Be it Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, social media has undeniably morphed into a crutch, a crutch without which our generation would find it impossible … Continue reading Escaping the Echo Chamber

Netsoc unveils new societies website “Lowdown”

The Networking, Gaming and Technology Society (Netsoc) today unveiled a new website for helping students keep track of society events. Named Lowdown and located at lowdown.netsoc.co, this website provides a number of useful services relating to societies including a weekly email newsletter, integrations with phone calendars, and the option to filter these features by students’ favourite societies. Built by the society auditor Evan Smith and finance … Continue reading Netsoc unveils new societies website “Lowdown”