The internet turned 47 years old this year. That's if you count from the first computer-to-computer linkup on ARPANET in 1969. Even counting from the creation of the world wide web in 1989, the
WHATWG and the EFF renew calls on the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to require companies to sign an agreement not to sue security researchers studying vulnerabilities in web DRM schemes.
The World Wide Web Consortium has embarked upon an ill-advised project to standardize Digital Rights Management (DRM) for video at the behest of companies like Netflix; in so doing, they are, for the first time, making a standard whose...Show More Summary
The world wide web ain’t too wide in North Korea.
We are living in ehe age of the World Wide Web and connection to the Internet, when even in the... The post Here’s Why Some Small Businesses Are Hiding From Website Platforms appeared first on Lifehack.
Squee! Squee! The Oxford English Dictionary announced its quarterly update this week, and among its bevy of noteworthy new words is one that gained its notoriety right here on the world wide web: “squee,” which means “an exclamationShow More Summary
With so much happening through the internet such as businesses, corporate dealings, monetary transactions and buying and selling of products etc., there’s certainly more to the world wide web than it appears. This may seem theoretical to some but the internet we use is just the tip of the iceberg, which goes as deep as Hades itself. Show More Summary
We’re glad so many of you decide to check in to our humble little blog for your daily dose of fly fishing. However, there are a lot of other great fly fishing articles out there on the world wide web, which is why every month we like to share a few of our favorites. Enjoy! […]
Who is ready for the Ryder Cup?
Photo via Flickr Over the weekend – on September 10, specifically – this blog turned 13 years old. In the world of blogs that’s a veritable eternity. To put that number into perspective, earlier this year the World Wide Web turned 25 years old. This blog a little more than half as old as the web. It’s strange to...
Voters are disgusted with their 2016 presidential candidates, per their notes of disrespect and disdain on Twitter, reddit and other remarks left on the world wide web, and some voters even suspect and/or believe Clinton was “cheating” perhaps because she seemed to be wearing an earpiece to connect with some nameless other mind during the... Show More Summary
There have been plenty of ups and downs around the world (wide web) this week. Here's just a taste of the things we've been keeping up on: Here's Sarah Thomasin's reaction to the tragic and ultimately unneccesary death of Savita Halappanavar. Show More Summary
This week, like most weeks, brought with it a parade of douche. However, I've been scouring the world wide web–OK, googling stuff for the past few hours–and no one d-bag is standing out head and shoulders above the rest. It's been a week of tiny douches (hold me closer, tiny douchebag!) and that calls for a douchebag roundup. Show More Summary
Before the World Wide Web was responsible for the spread of information, print was the most captivating way of garnering audience attention. Specially when it came to carmakers, it was their go-to tool for creatively crafting a message...Show More Summary
Confronting the World Wide Web Consortium on the new digital rights management specification. I talked with Cory Doctorow, a journalist, activist and science fiction writer, for a recent episode of the O’Reilly Security Podcast. We discuss the EFF lawsuit against the U.S. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Orlando Bloom started a literal celebrity dick-swinging contest by paddleboarding in the nude in front of paparazzi. The resulting photos prompted women across the world wide web to cock their heads slightly, squint, and say, “Hmm.” One of those women was Orlando Bloom’s ex-wife Miranda Kerr.Kerr, who ... More »
The last week of August brought us all a very special treat: one of the most obscenely misguided and generally wrongheaded blog posts ever to grace the World Wide Web, "How to Talk to a Woman Who Is Wearing Headphones." If you’ve somehow managed to miss the scathing criticism making the rounds across the internet for the last few days, Slate’s L.V. Show More Summary
August 23, 1991 was quite a day. Not only did the World Wide Web become accessible to the public, that was the day Nintendo brought their Super Famicom console to North America as the Super Nintendo. Nintendo had been involved with gaming...Show More Summary
GUEST: Every once in a while, a product comes along that changes everyone’s expectations of what’s possible in user interfaces. The Mac. The World Wide Web. The iPhone. Alexa belongs in that elite group of game changers. Siri didn’t make it over the hump, despite the buzz it created. Neither did Google Now or Cortana, despite their […]