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Bill Genereux

We, the Web Kids - Alexis Madrigal - Technology - The Atlantic - 16 views

  • our competition, our desire to be different, is built on knowledge, on the ability to interpret and process information, and not on monopolising it.
Danielle Vaughn

Alone Together? | Wired Science | Wired.com - 5 views

  • We are so eager to take sides on technology, to describe the Web in utopian or dystopian terms, but maybe that’s the problem. In the end, it’s just another tool, an accessory that allows us to do what we’ve always done: interact with one other. The form of these interactions is always changing. But the conversation remains.
    • Danielle Vaughn
       
      Not more or less connected, but differently connected. Cue numerous examples that demonstrate this...
Bill Genereux

Video on the Web - Dive Into HTML5 - 0 views

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    Open standard for embedding video on the web. An alternative to proprietary plugin technologies such as Flash.
Bill Genereux

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse - 0 views

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    This is a website created by Prof. Wendy Seltzer, the NFL / YouTube person.
Adam Bohannon

Wikipedia as a Printed Book - Seriously! - 0 views

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    The English edition of Wikipedia Encyclopedia contains around 3 million articles as of now and if someone were to print the entire Wikipedia encyclopedia into a book, the size of that book would roughly be equivalent to 952 volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
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    The English edition of Wikipedia Encyclopedia contains around 3 million articles as of now and if someone were to print the entire Wikipedia encyclopedia into a book, the size of that book would roughly be equivalent to 952 volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
Adam Bohannon

Identity_in_the_Age_of_Cloud_Computing.pdf - By Nitro PDF Software - 0 views

  • The New York Times wanted to convert 11 million articles dating from the newspaper's founding in 1851 through 1989 to make themavailable through its website search engine. The Times scanned in thestories, converted them to TIFF files, then uploaded the files toAmazon's S3, taking up four terabytes of space. "The Times didn't coor-dinate the job with Amazon--someone in IT just signed up for the ser-vice on the Web using a credit card," IDG News Service reported. Then,using Amazon's EC2 computing platform, the Times ran a PDF conver-sion application that converted the 4TB of TIFF data into 1.5TB of PDFfiles. Using Amazon's computers, the job took about 24 hours.
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