Internet/Network

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Do you know anyone close who tries to avoid the Internet?

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Rewind YouTube Style 2012

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VideoSift shares a 4.25 minutes YouTube music video, with parodies and spoofs, showing some YouTubers starring in a mash-up of culturally defining moments of 2012. Can you spot all the references? There are also interactive surprises/Easter eggs too. See Reddit comment for the answers and links. There is also a six minute and 14 seconds behind the scenes on YouTube.

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Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can’t Protect Us Anymore

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This five pages Wired article (one single page) talks about Mat Honan's online security history with passwords.

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The World in Two/2 Minutes

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Woki Toki, also on YouTube, has a bunch of musical videos showing clip compilations of what the Internet/world think of each country

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The History of Graphics Interchange Formats (GIFs)

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HardOCP shares a Mashable airtlce on "The History of graphics interchange formats

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In Search of the Living, Purring, Singing Heart of the Online Cat-Industrial Complex

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Your crazy overlordy read the hardcopy Wired article titled "In Search of the Living, Purring, Singing Heart of the Online Cat-Industrial Complex" about cats/felines/pussies/kitties and the Internet. It can be read on its web site: "six pages/one long page.

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GIF Sound the Video

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Reddit (#1 and #2) shared two YouTube videos (#1 and #2) showing funny

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Steve Ballmer as Emoticons

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Network World (one ugly web page) has an old twelve/12 pages slide showing "Steve Ballmer versus/vs. Windows Live Messenger emoticons -- I was playing around with adding emoticons to my Windows Live Messenger account when a thought struck me: Who do they remind me of? Do you see the resemblance? ..."

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Atari Arcade -- Remade classic Atari video games for web browsers.

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Gizmo's Freeware recently mentioned Atari Arcade showing off remade old classic Atari video games for the newer web browser, Internet Explorer. However, most of them worked OK on other web browsers like Mozilla's SeaMonkey) v2.12.

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Angry Birds Space (Flash Game)

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Blue's News share a Chinese Flash game version/port of Angry Birds Space on FreeWebArcade.

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What did you think of the original Gangnam Style music video?

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National Broadcast Company (NBC)'s XXX/30th Olympics: Closing Ceremony Will be Live Streamed

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HardOCP and Mashable report that National Broadcast Company (NBC) Olympics web site will be airing a live feed of the XXX (not that, you perv(ert)s)/30th Olympics closing ceremony over the Internet at 4:00 PM EDT/1:00 PM PDT.

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Idioms Lost to Tech(nology)

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This two pages PC World article reports on "Idioms Lost to Tech -- Technology changes everything, from how we shop to how we stay in touch with friends. And it definitely changes the way we talk--just a few years ago phrases like 'Facebook friends,' 'trending on Twitter,' and 'I can has more cheezburger?' didn't even exist.

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Five/5 Ways to Tell You're Getting Too Old for Video Games

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Jollyreaper's /. comment mentions an old two pages Cracked article on the "five/5 ways to tell you're getting too old for video games ... Here are some signs that, sadly, you might be outgrowing your favorite hobby..."

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The Roots of Social Networking

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Vintage Computing and Gaming (VC&G) shared a ten/10 (last one doesn't count) pages PCWorld's image gallery (one ugly web page with thumbnails) showing "The Roots of Social Networking -- Before Facebook, before even Friendster (current one is nothing like its old/former one), people still had social networking. Here's a look at how computer users got together in the days before the dawn of the Internet..."

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