The Birth of the Internet. Reocities Archive, rising from the ashes - RIP Geocities... 35 Surprisingly Useful Websites You Never Knew You Needed. NeWeb.
Next Web. Web Semantica. Mobile Ideas. Before Minecraft or Snapchat, there was MicroMUSE – Robin Sloan. When I was 14, I spent a huge amount of time on the internet, but not the internet we know today.
It was 1994, so while the world wide web existed, it wasn’t generally accessible. Prodigy and CompuServe were popular, and AOL was on the rise, but I didn’t have access to the web, and no one I knew had access to the web. Every connection to this ancient internet began with the wail and screech of a modem. It was a new world that still needed metaphors: an information superhighway characterised by cryptic commands and strange subcultures. It was a realm apart.
The map of the Internet Like any other map, The Internet map is a scheme displaying objects’ relative position; but unlike real maps (e.g. the map of the Earth) or virtual maps (e.g. the map of Mordor), the objects shown on it are not aligned on a surface.
A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet: A Brief History of How the Net Came to Be. A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet: Today and Now, How It All Connects. EU researchers create prototype for a server-free future internet. Researchers at one of the world’s oldest universities, Cambridge, have come up with a prototype for a possible future internet infrastructure that does away with the need for servers.
This could help solve the network capacity problems that arise out of the profusion of bulky online content such as video. The way the internet currently works, content is mostly delivered to client devices such as PCs and smartphones from powerful computers called servers, which are generally housed in data centers. This represents a centralization of computing power and storage that some argue is becoming outdated, what with the beefy processors and (sometimes) capacious storage devices we carry around in our pockets these days.
How the NSA Almost Killed the Internet. On June 6, 2013, Washington Post reporters called the communications departments of Apple, Facebook, Google, Yahoo, and other Internet companies.
REALLY GOOD STUFF. New Practicum. iOS research. INTERNET. Education Online. Technology blogs. Internet tools. Internetworking. Synchronize. Web Development. Web Modular Development. Open Source Net. The Hut Where the Internet Began - Alexis C. Madrigal. 29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier. There are so many wonderful websites around, and it is difficult to know each and every one of them.
Pearltrees 2 sucks! 10 Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web. No, it’s not Spiderman’s latest web slinging tool but something that’s more real world.
Like the World Wide Web. 50 Open Source Tools to Make Your Life Easier. The open source community is vibrant, continually growing, and just loves to create applications and tools to make lives easier.
Here are 50 of our favorite open source apps that help us do everything from managing pictures on our computer to learning about Jupiter and Mars. Chandler – An information management application for personal use or small group collaboration. Includes integrated calendaring, data organization tools, and allows backup and data sharing via web access. Tomboy – A cross-platform note-taking application packed with features text highlighting, font styling, inline spellchecking, and more. BasKet Note Pads – More than just a note-taking app, BasKet lets you organize in track data in several different ways, import information from other apps, and easily share your notes with others.
Freemind – This free mind mapping app can easily handle maps with as many as 22,000 nodes. 5 reasons you want Google Fiber in your city. Tech entrepreneurs occupy the Capital Factory workspace in downtown Austin, Texas.
Google said this week that its ultra-fast Internet service, Google Fiber, is coming to Austin, TexasIn Kansas City, where the service launched last fall, 1-gigabit service costs $70 per monthGoogle is offering seven years of free Internet service at current average broadband speedsService also could have benefits for education, health care (CNN) -- This week, tech giant Google made it official: Google Fiber is coming to Austin. Residents of the hip Texas city will be the beneficiaries of Internet speeds of 1-gigabit, roughly 100 times faster than current speeds. In Kansas City, where the service launched last fall, 1-gigabit service costs $70 per month. For $120 per month, consumers get Google's TV service in addition to gigabit speeds. OpenDocument. The Open Document Format for Office Applications (ODF), also known as OpenDocument, is an XML-based file format for spreadsheets, charts, presentations and word processing documents.
It was developed with the aim of providing an open, XML-based file format specification for office applications. In addition to being an OASIS standard, version 1.1 is published as an ISO/IEC international standard, ISO/IEC 26300:2006/Amd 1:2012 — Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument) v1.1. Specifications Comparison of Office Open XML and OpenDocument.