History of the Internet The history of the Internet begins with the development of electronic computers in the 1950s. Initial concepts of packet networking originated in several computer science laboratories in the United States, Great Britain, and France. The US Department of Defense awarded contracts as early as the 1960s for packet network systems, including the development of the ARPANET (which would become the first network to use the Internet Protocol.) Ad of the Day: Hello Flo Targets Moms With Painfully Funny 'Postpartum: The Musical' Hello Flo is growing up—sort of. The company has had two hilarious viral successes in advertising its Period Starter Kit for girls—with "Camp Gyno" (10 million YouTube views) and "First Moon" (30 million YouTube views) setting the bar for pubescent period humor. But Hello Flo has expanded its product line, and now expands its advertising focus, too. Its latest video pushes the "New Mom Kit," but while the target audience may be older, the humor remains just as irreverent.
What World Are We Building? "What World Are We Building?" danah boyd 2015 Everett C Parker Lecture: October 20, 2015 This talk was written for the 2015 Everett C Parker Lecture, in honor of his amazing work. Being able to give this lecture is an honor, but it is also deeply humbling in light of his amazing work. Citation: boyd, danah. 2015. "What World Are We Building?"
Hatsune Miku Hatsune Miku (初音ミク?), 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. 5 Ways to Integrate Snapchat Into Your Marketing Strategy Just when you feel like you’re figuring it all out… Another social media marketing platform pops up. I get it, you’ve just come to grips with how to engage your audience on Facebook and Twitter – why another one? Snapchat is unlike any other social platforms, and it takes a little getting used to.
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). 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. Hummus Achla: The Hummus Stunt Jump to navigation mediabistro network : AotW | BotW | Graphics | GDF | StockLogos NewerOlder Snapchat’s User Demographics Explained by ComScore (Chart) Why are media companies and advertisers clamoring to work with Snapchat? Because media companies and advertisers are trying to track down the elusive Young People of America, who are increasingly hard to find in places they used to congregate, like in front of TVs. And media companies and advertisers think they can find those young people at Snapchat.
Stormfront (website) Stormfront is a white nationalist, white supremacist and neo-Nazi internet forum that was the internet's first major racial hate site. 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. The site received considerable attention in the United States, such as in Hate.com, a 2000 CBS/HBO documentary television special which focused on the perceived threat of white nationalist and white supremacist organisations on the internet. 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. In 2012 Italian police blocked the website and arrested 4 people for allegedly inciting racial hatred. The measure was taken after the publication of a blacklist of "prominent Jews and people who support Jews and immigrants" on the Italian section of the website.
Why Successful People Have So Many Groups Of Friends While ideas may appear to be only in your head, it turns out they're super social: Darwin talked about evolution for decades before publishing the Origin of Species. And while it might be you that gets the promotion, it's your connections up, down, and across a company that predict performance. Why? Because ideas are like germs: they don't diffuse through populations of people at random; they make their way through networks—that is, the relationships you have with people and the connections they have with others. As University of Chicago professor Ron Burt has found, your network predicts your career success. But it's not about knowing the most people possible.