They knew back then

Way, way back in 1969 they had a good idea of the technological wave that was bearing down on us, cresting in the 1990’s and changing our lives forever. From online shopping and banking, email and video monitoring these guys were ahead of their time and even produced a film to brag about it. And […]

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The Unknown King of the Net

Most casual Internet users do one of three things; send and receive email messages, surf the web and download audio and video files. The first two are relatively straightforward but the third can still be somewhat of a challenge for those dependent on web sites and peer-to-peer file sharing systems such as Limewire to find […]

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Losing face(book)

The attached image is floating around the Internet and claims to be a screencap of a Facebook page with some very questionable posts. According to this is actually a hoax and was the result of a Christian dating site being compromised by hackers which gave them access to various site users Facebook accounts. I […]

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For nerds only

For those that remember dialup, an interesting trip back in time using a circa 1964 Livermore Data Systems “Model A” Acoustic Coupler Modem to surf the net.

The future of Internet technology

Have you tried WolframAlpha yet? No? You’re not alone but I’m guessing that will change in the near future. WorlframAlpha is a new type of online tool being developed by the Wolfram Research Company in Champaign, Illinois. It’s not a search engine but a computational knowledge engine: it generates output by doing computations from its […]

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