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The Deep Web: Everything You Wanted To Know & More. A while back TFOT wrote about a new form of journalism that was based on content dug up from the depths of the deep web.

The Deep Web: Everything You Wanted To Know & More

Vocativ, the emerging news site that delves deeper prefers to reach farther than search engines and mainstream media choose to go for their content. As a matter of fact, while Google seems to have its hand in everything these days and appears to be the “be all end all” go to place for searching information, it (and fellow search engines) only scratch a mere 4% of all web content.

This means that the other 96% of www content remains uncrawled and “invisible”. Due to the anonymity provided by the “deep web” it has been known to be used for nefarious activities such as the “ebay of illegal drugs” the silk road. The Freeloader’s Toolbelt: 50 Tools to Help You Get Anything Free Online. 5 Groundbreaking Apps For Learning How To Code (Android) Everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer… because it teaches you how to think - Steve Jobs Jobs was right.

5 Groundbreaking Apps For Learning How To Code (Android)

Coding isn’t a valuable extra skill anymore: It’s a must. We are living in a coded world. The most powerful companies belong to the software industry. Manufacturers bring that software to their devices. You cannot fully understand how the world works if you don’t know the basics of programming. Thus, you should start learning code like… NOW. Code Avengers Hour of Code Programming can be an intimidating subject to learn. Code Avengers is a successful code learning web platform that provides multiple coding courses. Check out the full review (8.2/10)Download (FREE) Study with Gradestack Courses GradeStack is a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course): it brings together dozens of courses you can easily enroll in and access from your mobile device. Course are structured in lessons, exercises or quizzes, and discussion boards. SoloLearn Series (JavaScript, CSS, HTML…) Udemy. 27 People Share The One Cool Internet Or Computer Trick They Know.


27 People Share The One Cool Internet Or Computer Trick They Know

A shortcut to any website. Whatever you type into the URL bar can be surrounded by www. & .com by pressing control + enter. 2. An easy way to browse photos on a subreddit hands-free. When viewing picture based subreddits, add a “p” into the url like so: to get a picture slideshow of the posts on that subreddit. 3. Type -inurl:(htm|html|php) intitle:”index of” +”last modified” +”parent directory” +description +size +(wma|mp3) “weezer” into a google search bar.And for other searches, replace “weezer” with whatever you’re looking for. 64 Things Every Geek Should Know. If you consider yourself a geek, or aspire to the honor of geekhood, here’s an essential checklist of must-have geek skills.

64 Things Every Geek Should Know

The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field. A geek is one who isn’t satisfied knowing only the surface facts, but instead has a visceral desire to learn everything possible about a particular subject. A techie geek is usually one who knows a little about everything, and is thus the person family and friends turn to whenever they have a question. 40 Most Important Google Apps Shortcuts.pdf. Create a free website. 50 Kick-Ass Websites You Need to Know About.

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50 Kick-Ass Websites You Need to Know About

But with recent estimates putting the size of the internet at well more than 100 million distinct websites, it's getting harder and harder to get a handle on all the great stuff that's out there. That's why we've compiled this list. And unlike some lists you may have seen, which try to name the very "best" websites, but end up just telling you a lot of stuff you already know, we've chosen instead to highlight 50 of our favorite sites that fly under most people's radar. Think of it as the Maximum PC blog roll (remember those?).

These sites represent great alternatives to popular web destinations like YouTube and Hulu, and include useful references, powerful web apps, and the unknown blogs you must absolutely bookmark. You might have heard of some of these sites, but we'll bet you haven't heard of all them. See What Can Be Done with 4 Kilobytes. Google tracks you. We don't. An illustrated guide.

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Google tracks you. We don't. An illustrated guide.

That is our privacy policy in a nutshell. The rest of this page tries to explain why you should care. Last updated on 04/11/12. Removed ", which gets sent to my personal email. " in last paragraph as our feedback is now handled by multiple team members via Before that, on 03/11/12. Why You Should Care Search Leakage [top] At other search engines, when you do a search and then click on a link, your search terms are sent to that site you clicked on (in the HTTP referrer header). For example, when you search for something private, you are sharing that private search not only with your search engine, but also with all the sites that you clicked on (for that search). In addition, when you visit any site, your computer automatically sends information about it to that site (including your User agent and IP address).