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Digital Libraries. Lifehacker. Crowd Computing. Tweets. Infographs. Foxit. Public Data Sources. Internet Traffic is now 51% Non-Human. So you thought the Internet was made by and for people? Think again. A study by Incapsula, a provider of cloud-based security for web sites (mind you where this data comes from), concludes that 51% of all Internet traffic is generated by non-human sources such as hacking software, scrapers and automated spam mechanisms. While 20% of the 51% non-human traffic is’ good’, the 31% majority of this non-human traffic is potentially malicious. The study is based on data collected from 1,000 websites that utilize Incapsula’s services, and it determined that just 49% of Web traffic is human browsing. 20% is benign non-human search engine traffic, but 31% of all Internet traffic is tied to malicious activities. 19% is from ” ‘spies’ collecting competitive intelligence,” 5% is from automated hacking tools seeking out vulnerabilities, 5% is from scrapers and 2% is from content spammers.

Presumably these numbers will only rise. Anthrophomorphobia ahoy! Thanks Bruce. Splitter Dos+WinDos. The 50 Most Popular Web Design Blog Posts, Resources & Cheat Sheets of 2007. Basics & Principles 9 Essential Design Principles - PSDtuts, known for its Photoshop tutorials, gives us a nice list of basic design principles that can be applied to many different media types, but are often lost in amateur web design. The Importance of White space - One of the oldest principals of design is white space, and knowing how to use it properly could mean wonders for your design. Popular site A List Apart tackles the subject. 8 Design Tactics to Help You When You're Stuck -Every designer goes through hard times of "designer's block"; Matt Inman (also known as "Oatmeal") gives us 8 tactics to help you get back to work. 10 Great Website Redesigns of 2007 - How better to enhance your design abilities then to learn from the mistakes of those in the past?

Top 100 Online Generators for Web 2.0 - From mirrored logos to rounded corners, the web 2.0 look has been often imitated, and much can be attributed to posts like this from Ajaxflakes. Color Graphics & Icons Photos Fonts & Text Layouts. Photoshop. Design Ideas and Tech Concepts - Best Design Options-Free design resources, Design tutorials and. - Online Magazine About the Great Experience. Hot Design » Blog Archive » The who, what, where, when, why, and. - your source for free photos. Artsy Spot. Photo Gallery- Lightning, Lightning photos from storm chasing. 15 Coolest Photos You Won't Believe Are Not Photoshopped. Dean Potter's most recent solo walk at Taft Point in Yosemite by Photographer Jeff Cunningham. Sleeping on Heaven. Apparently, the model was just jumping! (The left-hand side is a mirror, and the right-hand side is clear glass, with another girl standing on the other side). At the top of 360 feet tall Victoria Falls there is a natural rock pool, called Devil's Pool, where the water is relatively calm. From September to December, when the water level is low, you can swim in Devil's Pool. The pictures are bound to make you just a little nervous. Or a lot. It looks Photoshopped, but this Magic Tap fountain actually has a pipe hidden in the stream of water. Li Wei Art. This definitely looks photoshopped but actually it's a life-size photographic work based on the original building in Paris, printed on canvas, enhanced with bas-relief.

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Website builder. Features to create Wireframes, Prototypes, and Specifications. Mockup Builder - Welcome. Home | Quantcast. iPhone App Builder | Android App Builder | iPhone and Android CMS. Domain Names, Web Hosting and Online Marketing Services | Network Solutions. What Drives Consumer Adoption Of New Technologies? I'm participating in a panel discussion this morning during the offsite of a major media company. They sent me a list of questions in preparation of the event. One of the questions was the title of this post; "What drives consumer adoption of new technologies? ". It's an interesting question and one I've never tried to answer directly in writing. But it's also a question we attempt to answer every day in our firm as we evaluate thousands of new startups every year.

Let's take ten of the most popular new consumer technology products in recent years (with a couple of our portfolio companies in the mix): iPhone, Facebook, Wii, Hulu, FlipCam, Rock Band, Mafia Wars, Blogger, Pandora, and Twitter and let's try to describe in one sentence or less why they broke out (feel free to debate the reasons they broke out in the comments): In most of these cases, the breakthrough product or service delivered a new experience to consumers that they had never had before.

AddToAny - Share Button, Email Button, Subscribe Button. How to Use Amazon Web Services to Make a Video on Demand Service - ReadWriteCloud. Google TV is about to launch. It's playing a part in the way people think about how the Internet and traditional media meet to form an entertainment experience that is new but not relegated to a traditional television set or a personal computer. Right now, television shows or movies can be converted to be seen online but it requires a digital device to view the programming.

The television set can support digital media but it often lacks a browser. That's what Google is banking on will make the difference. A browser, search and content that can be seen on a television set as easily as on a digital device. This will have the purpose of providing television with its own Web oriented architecture. In anticipation of the coming bridge between television and the Internet, independent filmmaker Zak Forsman began digging into what it would cost in time and money to launch an online video on demand (VOD) portal for Sabi Pictures.

He then needed a streaming server. Dynamic Streaming.

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