Category Archives: Internet

If Google was a guy

Everything you ask Google sounds a lot more stupid when you actually ask Google.

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What happened to AOL?

The story of AOL from birth to collapse, by way of the Apple Link and endless free disks and CDs. [21:04] Video link.

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Kevin Mitnick – I Am Rebel

Kevin Mitnick, the nation’s first dark-side hacker, who used his “social engineering” skills to send the FBI on a cat-and-mouse chase and eventually became the government’s greatest tool in understanding computer security. The legendary Lewis De Payne is also featured … Continue reading

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Instagram husband

I can’t believe guys are letting themselves get into this situation. These are the millenials. Beard or not, not one of ’em can change a flat tire.

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how is prangent formed

A glimpse into the wonderful world of Yahoo! Answers.

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The Power of Privacy

Long Saturday In this documentary, journalist Aleks Krotoski travels the world to explore the challenges of digital privacy in the 21st century and to discover how we can take back control of our personal and professional lives. [28:45] YouTube link.

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If Google was a guy

These searches may be dumb, but don’t forget who wrote them. You did…

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The undersea Internet cables

The Internet isn’t just underwater. It’s also covered in Vaseline.

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The ten biggest websites in their infancy

Websites like Youtube, Thefacebook, Google, Wikipedia and others are shown just after launch.

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Wikipedia in a QR Code

Is it possible to encode and decode all 24 TB of Wikipedia onto and from a single QR code? Hank Green tackles the math and talks fast.

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Self-driving car from Bing

Google better watch out, there’s a new automated vehicle on the road. Introducing the Bing Self-Driving Car. Humor with a little bit of cheese.

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Internet server traffic surge

This is what it looks like “inside” Taiga the day traffic spiked 100 times higher than we ever expected! Each little “ball” is a request to the server On the left: the IP numbers from the users connecting around the … Continue reading

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Reddit in The Newsroom

The HBO series picked right up on Reddit’s contribution to capturing the Boston Marathon bomber. Link. Embedding disabled.

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Firefox ad

Don’t remember ever seeing an advertisement for the Firefox browser. This video was published to celebrate their 10 years of independence. Nice. Thought to give the Chrome users equal time and searched YouTube. This was the result:

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Meme Police

There’s a new meme and we’re going to stop it. Maybe.

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Ask a Ninja

A blast from the past. More info about Ask a Ninja. Minjas

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