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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.
Adam Munera

Easy Tags - 0 views

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    Messing with websites has encouraged me to learn some of these tags! This website is full of easy ones to learn!
Michael Olivarez

future of games - 0 views

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    Article by Fox news gives us a glimpse into the future of gaming
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
Amanda French

James Van Der Beek on Dawson's Creek and 1998 -- Vulture - 0 views

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    Just for fun, a story about James Van der Beek guy who was on "Dawson's Creek," which was *THE* hot show in 1998, and some of the differences between being famous then and being famous now. On the one hand, you're more exposed now (thanks, iPhone); on the other hand, there are more ways to make pieces of 'the real you' public: " At least on Twitter, I put out some bits of my sense of humor. Whereas in '98, when I was being mobbed by girls, they were just looking to go crazy about anything and could use the excuse, you know, to scream and go mad."

    Just FYI, I myself have never seen Dawson's Creek, but I remember when it was big, and I know someone who's rewatching all the episodes on Netflix now and live-tweeting them.
Taylor Kreinces

ICANN 'coalition' created to tackle concerns about the future of the Internet - 0 views

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    This article talks about how the Internet's naming and numbering system regulated by ICANN will be having a conference about "Internet governance, principles and proposed frameworks for global Internet cooperation, and a roadmap for future Internet governance challenges."
Claire Madison

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

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    Interesting updated article about skype spying!
Amanda French

Are These People Building Their Own Internet? - 0 views

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    Fascinating article on grassroots alternatives to paying a company like Verizon for Internet access. If enough of these community-built networks come into being and link to each other, we'll have a brand-new Internet!
Mahrokh Akhavan

Does the internet have a sexism problem? - 0 views

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    although this isn't a full on article, it does provide a snap shot of what many people think regarding sexism on the internet. It ranges from ignore it to yes this is a serious issue.
Ellie Cattle

HowStuffWorks "10 Worst Computer Viruses of All Time" - 1 views

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    The presentation on the first computer worm on Monday made me want to check out other cases of major computer viruses.
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!
Amanda French

Scanning Center Fire - Please Help Rebuild | Internet Archive Blogs - 0 views

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    "Fire in the Scanning Center" is a great caption for a photo. Glad no one was hurt, and that the Internet Archive continues to operate.
Amanda French

Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine - 0 views

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    Don't forget about the Internet Archive and especially the Wayback Machine in your research -- lots of good free stuff here, and you can look at what websites looked like years ago.
Amanda French

Here's what the Morris Worm prosecutor thinks about Aaron Swartz - 0 views

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    More on Robert Tappan Morris, plus a comparison to Aaron Swartz (whom a few of you know about). Swartz was charged in 2011 or 2012 (I forget which) under the same law Morris was, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and committed suicide in January.
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.
Amanda French

File:PineScreenShot.png - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 1 views

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    Here's the CLI program I used to read email at the University of Virginia in 1992, when I first started using the Internet. Again, not the web. It didn't exist yet.
Amanda French

1994/1995 Flatland BBS Menu Screen | Flickr - Photo Sharing! - 0 views

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    Okay, here's a picture that roughly approximates how people used to interact with the Internet before there was a Web. All through text, all through a CLI (command-line interface). I started grad school in 1992 and this is pretty much what we had. This too is what that 1988 Washington Post article is thinking of when it talks about Internet.
Amanda French

Here's how The Post covered the 'grand social experiment' of the Internet in 1988 - 0 views

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    Oddly enough, today the Washington Post has chosen to reprint a 1988 article about the Internet; that article mentions Robert Tappan Morris, the first person prosecuted under the Computer Fraud Act, whom Brittney Douress told us about today. Nice timing, Brittney! :)
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    Note too that this article came out well before the World Wide Web was invented circa 1992 / 1993. There weren't any GUI web browsers yet; people just used text-only terminals (no pictures, no video) to access stuff. Mostly news groups -- I'll post a picture of what that looked like if I can find one.
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