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Shunning the Internet for a year! - 0 views

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    Dare to do this?
    "Paul Miller gave up the Internet at midnight Tuesday.
    Miller, who was and still is a senior editor at a tech news site called The Verge, plans to stay offline for a full year. When he needs to post something to the website that employs him, he will hand his editors a thumb drive with his stories saved in offline files. If he needs to look up a phone number, he'll get on the phone and start calling people -- who hopefully know people who know the person that he's trying to reach for an interview."
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Facebook IPO - 0 views

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    Facebook is coming out with an IPO within the next few weeks. With all the talk of Web 2.0 being the last bastion of innovation, this offers food for thought on why social networking sites are choosing to list themselves on the share market.
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Cellphones and Democracy - 0 views

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    Can cellphones act as a tool for Democracy?
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Social Networks for Academics Proliferate, Despite Some Doubts - 0 views

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    Can social networking work as a tool beyond networking for academics? Can it in fact further the cause of specific disciplines?
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Here's Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years - 0 views

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    A provocative article that claims :
    "We will never have Web 3.0, because the Web's dead."
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Humanity and Technology - 0 views

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    The website of Humanity+ which advocates ethical uses of technology to further humanity.
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Gender, Security, Human Rights - 0 views

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    For those like me interested in the ramifications of gender, human rights and social policy this is an excellent place to look into. Carol Cohn, one of the foremost gender and warfare scholars is associated with this consortium.
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OCELOT - 1 views

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    An excellent e-resource for first time and returning composition teachers made by the wonderful people at Virginia Tech!
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CERN VM - 0 views

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    Going back to our initial discussions on the origin of the internet, a physicist discusses the CERN VM
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Who will Watch the Watchmen? - 1 views

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    We look over the world through Google.But who looks over Google?
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Piracy Again! UK blocks Pirate bay - 0 views

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    Back again on a discussion of piracy. Court rules that UK ISP's must block popular P2P site Pirate Bay.
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A different perspective - 0 views

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    A report on the popularity of Chinese search engines from Xinhua-China's official news agency.
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Social Gifting - 1 views

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    Now for your favorite brands you do not even need to shop online. Just log in to Facebook!
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App predicting Climate Change - 0 views

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    Furthering the potential of mobile applications.
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India on the top ofPiracy list - 0 views

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    In a world of increasingly open source software, how do we see the phenomenon of piracy? especially when certain bodies decide the connotations of piracy.
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Facebook and friends - 0 views

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    An interesting take on how digital spaces actually create new networks.
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Zork I walkthrough - 2 views

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    Get zorky! Zork cheat codes.
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The Zorkmid Project - 0 views

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    Zorkmids are a unit of currency in the Great Underground Empire of the Zork series of games originally by Infocom, and later by Activision, Inc. In these games, zorkmids were first minted during the reign of Belwit the Flat in the year 699 GUE.
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SNL on Assange and Zuckerberg - 1 views

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    What does Zuckerberg really do? Assange on SNL tells you!
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Facebook in India - 2 views

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    How mobile applications are extending the power of the net.
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