Internet/Network

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Sherry Turkle's Talks: Connected, but alone?

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VideoSift shares a nineteen and 48 seconds TED video talk -- "As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and online personas are redefining human connection and communication -- and asks us to think deeply about the new kinds of connection we want to have.

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Digital Differences in Americans.

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Pew Internet article, with its details, showing "Digital Differences" -- "When the Pew Internet Project first began writing about the role of the internet in American life in 2000, there were stark differences between those who were using the internet and those who were not. Today, differences in internet access still exist among different demographic groups, especially when it comes to access to high-speed broadband at home. Among the main findings about the state of digital access..."

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The Great Google Easter Egg Roundup

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HardOCP shares a PCWorld article, with many links, showing "The Great Google Easter Egg Roundup -- Hidden deep in Google's world

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Photo Timeline -- Creates a timeline of images using a search term and a starting date.

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Dark Roasted Blend shares Photo Timeline that "creates a timeline of images

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Reddit's April Fools' Day 2012 Links

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Reddit (#1 and #2) has two collections of April Fools' Day links for this year

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Google Maps 8-bit for Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

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Google Maps share a two minutes and ten seconds YouTube video showing "Google Maps 8-bit for Nintendo Entertainment Systems (NES) -- ... you can try it on your browser by going to http://maps.google.com and clicking 'Quest' in the upper right hand corner of the map." Or go to it directly.

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15 worst Internet privacy scandals of all time.

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This four pages Network World article (one print page) lists the "15 worst Internet privacy scandals of all time -- Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Sony named in our Online Privacy Hall of Shame"

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Sh*t End Users Say

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IT World shares an one minute and 52 seconds YouTube video parody/spoof showing "Sh*t End Users Say

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The Most Amusing Images from the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) Strike

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The Daily What (TDW) Geeks share a Mental Floss/mental_floss blog showing "The Most Amusing Images from the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) Strike -- On January 18th, websites across the internet went on strike to protest the SOPA and the related Protect IP Act (PIPA). Some sites were completely blocked; others added censorship graphics to their banners, and some posted about the strike. The point was to make all internet users aware of the bills before Congress and to encourage reader participation. A few sites went above and beyond the call of duty and made the strike itself entertaining.

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How was your Internet usage on 1/18/2012 due to the online protests against SOPA, PIPA, etc.?

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Passwords are like ...

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FailDesk shows what "passwords are like ..."

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I hate it when the internet goes down...

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...At least now there's a handy guide. Be sure to take ample notes.

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Have you heard about Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)?

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Comedian Michael McIntyre on Google Earth

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VideoSift shares an one minute and seven seconds funny YouTube video of a comedian, Michael McIntyre

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Information Technology (IT) Achievements Unlocked!

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FailDesk shares a four pages showing achievements for "Information Technology (IT) Achievements Unlocked! -- If you've ever played any games via the Steam network, you know what these are. As we go throughout the struggles of banal, the frustrating, the mind-numbing and inane every day...sometimes we feel like the only satisfaction we can get is the chance of going home at some point.

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20,000/20K Leagues Under the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP): The Undersea Internet

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Outofbort's old Reddit comment shared a 35.5 minutes blurry Vimeo video talk titled "20,000 Leagues Under the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP): The Undersea Internet" -- "There's a lot more to making the internet a global phenomenon than two tin cans and a very long string.

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2011 Video Game Awards (VGA)

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Spike has an one hour, 25 minutes, and 12 seconds video of a recently aired video game awards episode -- "The 2011 Video Game Awards (VGA), hosted by Zachary Levi (Chuck Bartowski), is the year's biggest night in gaming. Featuring world premiere trailers, tons of celebrities and a performance..."

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