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Intel reveals what happens in a single Internet minute

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If the Internet is a series of tubes, then those tubes are jam-packed. An Intel infographic shows all the amazing things that happen in just one minute on the Internet. [Read more]...
Intel reveals what happens in a single Internet minute

The Pancake Media Manifesto

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The Pancake Media Manifesto is a post from Chris PirilloAt events, I find myself constantly surrounded by people who consider themselves “experts” just because they’ve wielded a pocket camera and a badge with a custom URL on it. Expertise comes from time served, lessons learned, and community activity.Mind you, I’m...
The Pancake Media Manifesto
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Tim Wu are On The Verge June 21st, 2012

Actually, the Internet Is a Series of Tubes, Says New Book

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Mr. Blum. The journalist Andrew Blum was covering architecture when he got the idea for Tubes. "I was writing mostly about architecture, about buildings, but somehow writing about architecture meant sitting in front of a screen all day, then getting up and walking over and immediately looking at the other screen in...
Actually, the Internet Is a Series of Tubes, Says New Book

A Very Short Version of Wikipedia

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The contributors at Wikipedia use a few thousand words to describe Google. The simple edition of Wikipedia too has a page on Google that is slightly shorter but still runs into a few hundred words. Now meet Ten Word Wiki, a Twitter style version of Wikipedia that only describes...
A Very Short Version of Wikipedia

Cat Tunnel Sofa like a giant Habitrail for your furniture

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The Cat Tunnel Sofa is a series of tubes built into a human-scale piece of furniture. Your furry friends get to play and you get to lounge. [Read more]...
Cat Tunnel Sofa like a giant Habitrail for your furniture
What the Internet looks like, physically: Tubes reviewed

Horse's Mouth: Stanford's Jonathan Mayer On Fixing Privacy

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Jonathan Mayer is the grad student whose research on internet tracking set off an explosive series of media reports and a flurry of privacy demands in Washington. But what does Mayer himself think should be done—is it possible to regulate privacy without harming Silicon Valley? I spoke to him...
Horse's Mouth: Stanford's Jonathan Mayer On Fixing Privacy

#OpGlobalBlackout is Anonymous’ ploy to blackout the entire Internet. Could it work?

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The idea is seemingly simple: There are 13 servers that control the domain name services around the world. If you manage to take out all 13 of them, you effectively blackout the Internet. That’s what OpGlobalBlackout, an initiative from Anonymous, would like to attempt. But just how realistic is the...
#OpGlobalBlackout is Anonymous’ ploy to blackout the entire Internet. Could it work?
ResearchGate: Intelligently Designing Science

How To Survive When The Internet Breaks

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Sometimes that series of tubes called "the Internet" gets clogged and you lose your connectivity. All too often, this means you can't do your job and you're stuck staring at a screen. But losing the internet doesn't have to mean losing your productivity. We've gathered 8 suggestions on how you...
How To Survive When The Internet Breaks
DARPA's silicone robot can change colors, disappear in front of your eyes
The shape of the internet has changed: It now lives life on the edge

How One Ship's Anchor Disrupted Internet Access in 6 Countries

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In a reminder of just how fragile this web we've weaved across the globe is, a ship dropped anchor outside the Kenyan port of Mombasa and happened to hit a bundle of undersea fiber optic cables connecting east Africa to the Internet. Now, the BBC reports, six countries -- Kenya,...
How One Ship's Anchor Disrupted Internet Access in 6 Countries

.Com On: VeriSign Says 252 Million+ Domain Names Registered

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VeriSign today released its latest Domain Name Industry Brief, revealing that 6.1 million domain names were added to the Internet series of tubes in the fourth quarter of 2012 (via The Domains). Those registrations brought the total number of registered domain names to more than 252 million worldwide across all...
.Com On: VeriSign Says 252 Million+ Domain Names Registered
Building The Next Internet, 250 Times Faster
How much bandwidth does your office really need?

Eternally Disaffected New Yorkers Unimpressed with Subway's New 'High-Tech' Intercom System

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(Photo: Flickr.com/mtaphotos) Any self-respecting New Yorker can effortlessly call to mind a host of complaints about the subway system, that dingy portal between work and home that we willingly wade into day in and day out. While the train certainly gets you from points A to B faster and cheaper...
Eternally Disaffected New Yorkers Unimpressed with Subway's New 'High-Tech' Intercom System
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?