The Computer Newspaper

The Computer Newspaper is the Internet’s primary source of words written and arranged by members of Cook St. Productions. Due to a strict policy of neo-nepotism, our writing staff has unprecedented access to the thoughts and minds of Cook St., and are able to craft those thoughts into tangent-rich articles on whatever bothered us on Facebook that day.

Grave New World

Sorry, but today we’re going to discuss Death and Social Media. Look, I wish we weren’t, but these repulsive concepts are finally colliding and I can’t help but rubberneck.  THREE KEY EVENTS over the past few months made me uncomfortably aware that a lot of us humans will now die a

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The Autumn of our Discontent

Six weeks ago, at the beginning of September, I was doing what a lot of people do, which is convince themselves that they are excited for autumn. That the long, sunny days and warmer temperatures of summer would no longer interest me because sandals and shorts are the wardrobe of a boy; men, or at l

Hipster’s Advocate

I’ll start with the bad news. If you were born in the 1980s, then congratulations — you are known currently, and for the rest of history, as a ‘Millenial.’  I apologize, but you are trapped, my friend.  We do not get to choose which generation we belong to nor what hideous na

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How I Learned To Stop Worrying, and Love The Like Button

We’ve gathered here today to dissect one of nature’s most resilient new organisms: the Like Button on Facebook. The Like Button is, apparently, here to stay, regardless of how comfortable you are with its continued survival. Even though it presides over much of our daily lives, we don’t, as citizens

One Way Or Another, John Malkovich Will Die In The Arms Of A Robot

If you are remotely familiar with science fiction over the past century, you already know that the premise artificial intelligence will overwhelm Life on Earth as we once knew it is science fact, not fiction. Moving forward in the argument, an amateur logician would also grant the following syllogis

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