I found this video from 1985 and I had to share. I remember watching a similar video talking about the “Information Superhighway” in the late 1980s. A semi-futurist film about the growth and potential of computers and communications combining in The Information Age. The film puts forth that developments like Read More >
A NeXT Computer and its object oriented development tools and libraries were used by Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau at CERN to develop the world’s first web server software, CERN HTTPd, and also used to write the first web browser, WorldWideWeb. A little history about NeXT… NeXT was founded in Read More >
Stare in amazement as an anaesthetised mouse has its skin scoured for delicious blood cells. Capillary feeding by Anopheles gambiae. The proboscis is inserted along the lumen of the blood vessel. Credit: Choumet et al, PLOS 2012.
After 8 years on the job, Google Reader is retiring on July 1st. Thank you for being there for us all this time! How to Switch from Google Reader to Feedly 1. Log In to Google: Make sure you are logged in to your Google Reader account. 2. Go to Feedly.com. You’ll be greeted by Read More >
Google Maps has officially stepped into what may be its most difficult challenge yet — mapping the alleys, ledges and trails of the world unreachable by Street View’s cars, tricycles and snowmobiles. The effort formally began on foot Monday as Google took three of its Trekker backpacks down into the Read More >
Tell Congress not to censor the internet NOW! – fightforthefuture.org/pipa PROTECT-IP is a bill that has been introduced in the Senate and the House and is moving quickly through Congress. It gives the government and corporations the ability to censor the net, in the name of protecting “creativity”. The law Read More >
This is what’s happening every minute on the internet: Search engine Google serves more that 694,445 queries 6,600+ pictures are uploaded to Flickr 600 videos are uploaded to YouTube, amounting to 25+ hours of content 695,000 status updates, 79,364 wall posts and 510,040 comments are published on social networking site Read More >
Check out this website and test your Internet today! Here are my results… I remember a few years ago I thought 33k was fast – = Update 2016-11-01 = –