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The Birth of the Internet. Reocities Archive, rising from the ashes - RIP Geocities... 35 Surprisingly Useful Websites You Never Knew You Needed. NeWeb.

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Next Web. Web Semantica. Mobile Ideas. Before Minecraft or Snapchat, there was MicroMUSE – Robin Sloan. NeWeb Teams. Social Sale$ Solicitors. Web World Things. ☚|☟☠|☮ NeWeb Design. NeWeb Modules. NeWeb Programming. NeWeb Privacy. NeWeb Security.


The Internet map. 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.

The Internet map

Mathematically speaking, The Internet map is a bi-dimensional presentation of links between websites on the Internet. A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet: A Brief History of How the Net Came to Be. A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet: A Brief History of How the Net Came to Be.

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.

EU researchers create prototype for a server-free future internet

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 This represents a centralization of computing power and storage that some argue is becoming outdated, what with the beefy processors and (sometimes) capacious storage devices we carry around in our pockets these days.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.

How the NSA Almost Killed the Internet

The day before, a report in the British newspaper The Guardian had shocked Americans with evidence that the telecommunications giant Verizon had voluntarily handed a database of every call made on its network to the National Security Agency. Launching a Privacy Policy Built the Wiki Way « Wikimedia blog. We are happy to announce that on April 25, 2014, the Wikimedia Foundation’s Board of Trustees approved a new privacy policy.

Launching a Privacy Policy Built the Wiki Way « Wikimedia blog

The new privacy policy explains how we collect, use and manage the information of over twenty million registered users and 490 million monthly unique visitors to the Wikimedia projects. But the policy wouldn’t have been possible without support from users like you. The new privacy policy is the result of a community consultation spanning over eight months. A need for a change Early 2013, we recognized that our privacy policy, which hadn’t been updated since 2008, did not address a number of new technologies or provide enough detail to our users about how their information was being handled.

Armed with that input and mindful of the sensitivities invoked by recent revelations of mass governmental surveillance programs, we created an initial draft proposal for a new privacy policy and opened up a 5.5-month long online discussion. Wikipedia: built through collaboration. Web Geek. New Computerish. Neo Techno Ethica. 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. 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.

10 Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web

Like the World Wide Web. The Invisible Web refers to the part of the WWW that’s not indexed by the search engines. Most of us think that that search powerhouses like Google and Bing are like the Great Oracle”¦they see everything. Unfortunately, they can’t because they aren’t divine at all; they are just web spiders who index pages by following one hyperlink after the other. But there are some places where a spider cannot enter. Search engine technology has progressed by leaps and bounds. 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.

50 Open Source Tools to Make Your Life 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. 5 reasons you want Google Fiber in your city.

Tech entrepreneurs occupy the Capital Factory workspace in downtown Austin, Texas.

5 reasons you want Google Fiber in your city

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.

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.[2] 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.[5][6] Specifications[edit] The most common filename extensions used for OpenDocument documents are:[7][8]

Comparison of Office Open XML and OpenDocument.