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Threats to the Internet. Computers. Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine. Forums. Memes. Fanwork. Maps. The Misogyny Problem. Cyberculture. Lists. Games. Bitcoin. Xkcd. Cracks in the World (Novel Pranks, Mysteries, and Fun) Internet. Wikipedia and other wikis.

Trolls. Emoji. Hacking and Viruses etc. History of the Internet. The Surprising Truth About FLORIDA MAN! 8 Reasons Why Uber Is Terrible. Adblock extension sells to mystery buyer. Adblock, a popular extension for blocking advertising in Chrome and Safari with more than 40 million users, was quietly sold today.

Adblock extension sells to mystery buyer

The extension displayed a popup on October 1 saying that it is now allowing EyeO’s acceptable advertising — which allows advertisers to buy their way onto the whitelist — through the filter. Buried in the bottom of that message, however, was a more notable change: Adblock has been sold. What’s strange is that the company won’t disclose who it’s been sold to, why it was sold, or how much it was sold for. Why It's Impossible To Advance A Cause Online. This comment already existed.

TED Talks - What FACEBOOK And GOOGLE Are Hiding From The World - The Filter Bubble. How Selfies Are Destroying Journalism. What Is The Web? Twitch Plays Pokémon Somehow Caught Them All. Stormfront (website) Stormfront is a white nationalist,[2] white supremacist[3] and neo-Nazi[4] internet forum that was the internet's first major racial hate site.[5] White nationalist politician and activist David Duke, whose 1990 campaign for United States Senator in Louisiana was the impetus for the first iteration of Stormfront.

Stormfront (website)

The site received considerable attention in the United States, such as in, a 2000 CBS/HBO documentary television special which focused on the perceived threat of white nationalist and white supremacist organisations on the internet.[14] Narrated by Morris Dees of the Southern Poverty Law Center, it featured interviews with Black and his son Derek as well as other white nationalist groups and organisations. What is Stormfront and why does everyone say that it brigades Reddit? : OutOfTheLoop. IsThisTheRealLife comments on Google threatened to remove Yelp and TripAdvisor from search results if they didn't let Google use their reviews in Google Places. Internet Engineering Task Force. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) develops and promotes voluntary Internet standards, in particular the standards that comprise the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP).

Internet Engineering Task Force

It is an open standards organization, with no formal membership or membership requirements. All participants and managers are volunteers, though their work is usually funded by their employers or sponsors. IP over Avian Carriers and other alternate internet technologies. Hatsune Miku. Hatsune Miku (初音ミク?)

Hatsune Miku

, sometimes referred to as Miku Hatsune, is a humanoid persona voiced by a singing synthesizer application developed by Crypton Future Media, headquartered in Sapporo, Japan. She uses Yamaha Corporation's Vocaloid 2 and Vocaloid 3 singing synthesizing technologies. She also uses Crypton Future Media's Piapro Studio, a singing synthesizer VSTi Plugin. Is Homestuck the Ulysses of the Internet? North Korea was NOT behind the Sony hack according to multiple security experts who discredit FBI findings and reveal that a studio insider named 'Lena' may be responsible : politics. CSMastermind comments on BitTorrent Offers Distribute Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Via Its Bundle Service. Invitation to ETI: An Open letter to Alien Lurkers. First, a message for you humans out there, who happen to be reading this right now.

Invitation to ETI: An Open letter to Alien Lurkers

As many of you know, I approach the topic of non-human intelligent life from two perspectives. As an author using fiction to explore notions beyond today's science, I explore the forms and motivations that alien beings might assume, from outlandish to eerily familiar. I am also involved in the same subject at the scientific end, participating in the International Astronomical Union's Subcommittee on Bioastronomy. SETI -- the Search For Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence -- can be a difficult and confusing topic, straddling the concerns of everyone from sober researchers to politicians to dreamers hoping that alien contact may somehow save humanity "from ourselves" The good news? Nearly all SETI researchers agree that the public should be told right away, after any radio contact is confirmed.

A minority in the SETI community thinks it would make better sense not to reply right away. Dr. 1. ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone by Planetary Resources. From all of us on the ARKYD Team – A Heartfelt Thank You!

ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone by Planetary Resources

The ARKYD journey continues and we’re delighted to have you on board as we invent the future. 06-30-2013 — Stretch Goal #3 Reached: We will now team with Zooniverse to develop a platform that will allow YOU to find asteroids at home, and help train computers to better find them in the future! 06-30-2013 — Stretch Goal #2 Reached: Every selfie pledge or higher will now receive an exclusive digital Beta-Selfie, taken in 2014 during the crucial integration phase of spacecraft build! 06-30-2013 — Sir Richard Branson pledges $100,000 for ARKYD to support STEM education and space accessibility. With Richard's support, we have lowered all remaining stretch goals by $100k. Bz-Okay-Internet-elections-over-unpack-your-kittens-and-get-back-to-68e2ea.jpg (584×437) Mockumentary from 2068 recalls the devastation caused by the Internet.

2899. S Content ID System SUCKS. The libraries that governments will burn in the future. One of the first religions inspired by the internet. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Native Advertising (HBO) Frances Brooke, destroyer of English (not literally)