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Alex Gregg

Peering into the future of Media - 0 views

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    Very interesting read on what the future could look like for the way in which we get information and do every day tasks.
Alex Gregg

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17939_109-57613429-2/focal-shift-press-photogs-riled-by-white... - 0 views

The Obama administration seems to be upsetting photographers and compares their restrictions to that of the Soviet Union.

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Claire Madison

Why Don't People Want to Read E-books on Tablets? - 0 views

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    Great article of why there is a drastic statistical decline in people reading e-books
Claire Madison

Update: Skype being investigated over NSA spying links - 0 views

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    Interesting updated article about skype spying!
Claire Madison

Digital Millennium Copyright Act - 0 views

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    This is an article on the DMCA, so it may shine some light on my presentation yesterday on Pinterest and the copyright laws! It is also an interesting read and very informative!
Anthony Rossi

13 BEST Global Google Doodles - 0 views

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    This article provides 13 Google Doodles that have been widely seen as "the best".
    It also gives a brief history of Google Doodles, talks about Doodle4Google, and briefly describes the events each of the 13 Doodles represents.
Claire Madison

How to Give Kind Criticism, and Avoid Being Critical - 0 views

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    A great read for the next few weeks of presentations! A how-to on constructive criticism!
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    Thanks, Claire! It's all been pretty constructive so far, I think, but this is helpful.
Paola Torrico

Optical Character Recognition - 0 views

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    A good article that goes in depth of what Optical Character Recognition does.
Paola Torrico

Open Access Week Wikipedia Contributor - 0 views

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    The fundamental principles by which Wikipedia operates can be summarized in five " pillars"
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    I attended one of the Open Access Week events in which a contributor from Wikipedia came and spoke about Wikipedia. I found the presentation to be really interesting. He spoke about the five pillars of Wikipedia (which we've already learned about) among other things.
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    Thanks, Paola. I'll add 5 points to your Exam 2 grade when I grade it.
Paola Torrico

History of Google - 0 views

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    Since we were talking about the history of Google earlier today, I found this and I thought I'd share with you all. It gives a great detailed timeline (provided by Google themselves) on their history.
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    That is a good link, Paola, thanks.
Xiaotong Liu

The Internet vs. the Web - 0 views

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    just repost this because last time posted wrong.

    this article talks about some basic differences between Internet and Web.
Lauren McDonald

Internet VS Web - 0 views

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    Here is a video explanation of the differences between the internet and the web. It includes a brief history of the internet and the foundation of the Web. This video highlights the information we learned in class and shows images to explain the differences between the two.
Amanda French

Twenty years of a free, open web - Cern - 0 views

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    Can't resist sharing this -- found it from Stephanie's "Oldest website on the Internet" link. Great short history of the web. "http://first-website.web.cern.ch" Note that it links to the "first" website at http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html , which is not the same as the "oldest" one that Stephanie linked to -- I think the one Stephanie posted was a demonstration site, but not a "real" site, so I agree that it's older. :)
Stephanie Sanlorenzo

The Oldest Webpage Currently On The Internet - 2 views

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    As the title says, this is the oldest site online. It uses hypertext and uses links within the text to browse information. It is a very basic, black and white site that really shows how far we have come since then.
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    That is great, Stephanie! ibiblio.org is one of my favorite sites -- it's run by the library and information school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and it has a fair amount of tech history. It's similar in some ways to archive.org. I'm curious: how did you find it?
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    I actually found it through a BBC article a few months back.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22652675
    The site I posted is not the original but is a copy of the original that Tim Berners-Lee kept.
Amanda French

History of the Internet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    Wikipedia page about the History of the Internet that I showed in class. Note that the first Internet connection (really, the first ARPANET connection) was made between UCLA and Stanford -- most early work on the Internet was done at universities and was funded by government grants. It was only after the launch of the Web in the early 90s that businesses began devoting resources to the Internet and the Web.
Amanda French

Help and FAQ - W3C - 0 views

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     The World Wide Web Consortium's definition of the difference between the Web and the Internet is understandably technical. It annoys me that there's a typo in which "TCP/IP" is misspelled "TPC/IP". Way to confuse people. 
Amanda French

As We May Think - 0 views

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    An article often cited as "inventing" the web, or at least the idea of it. Vannevar Bush worked in information intelligence during the Second World War, and his work in that field led him to conceive of a better way of finding and managing information. I don't know that the web has really solved that, though!
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