You’ve likely wondered if the internet is having a negative effect on your brain. Perhaps you’ve thought this after realizing the world wide web now serves as a trusty resource when gaps in your knowledge appear, and over time it, you’ve...Show More Summary
The World Wide Web can be a rough place, but there’s a lot you can do to make it better for yourself, and others. Here are 12 practical ideas you can start on right now! 1. Take Quick Tests To Help Companies Design Better Sites Why:Show More Summary
In 2014, Tim Berners-Lee, known best for creating the World Wide Web, proposed that the Internet is a human right. While not everyone agrees, it’s hard to deny that it plays an increasingly central role in almost all of our lives. Ensuring equal access can be an important step toward guaranteeing economic, social, and political equality. Show More Summary
In some ways I feel that today's mobile app environment is a step backwards. It harkens to the days when you needed separate PC software programs for each thing you wanted to do. Before the days of the World Wide Web, you needed separate software for each online service you [...]
In 1991 the World Wide Web became open to the public and ushered in a new era of consumer Internet use.
Thanks to a combination of initiative by original host Joel Hodgson, the wonderful world wide web, and generous contributions from viewers like you, we could soon be seeing brand new episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000! The Kickstarter goal is pretty steep, with $2,000,000 for three feature-length episodes and over $5,000,000 for a full twelve […]
Ever since the World Wide Web began to be commercialized in 1995, the center of gravity in the marketing universe seems to have shifted toward the Internet and, more recently, social media and mobile devices. The problem for marketers is how to effectively use these tools to develop brand relationships and sell products. Show More Summary
Mark Zuckerberg can't wait to be a daddy and wants the entire world wide web to know it! On Wednesday, the Facebook founder took to, well, you guessed it, Facebook to share a sweet snap (above) of his gorgeous and pregnant wife Priscilla Chan, who is sporting quite the baby belly! Photo: Look How Small Coco Austin's [...]
To say that both technology and communication have been experiencing a steady advancement until the past few years is something of an understatement. The world went from slowly becoming one village, thanks to the World Wide Web, to becoming one home, thanks to social media. Show More Summary
Even before there was a World Wide Web, there was an Internet of Things.In 1991, a couple of researchers at the University of Cambridge Computer Lab set out to solve the problem of making fruitless quests through the building to a shared coffee pot in the Lab’s Trojan Room. Using a video camera, a frame grabbing […]
Kate Middleton and Prince William are going to try and tackle cyber-bullying by meeting some of the bosses at Facebook and Twitter to discuss ways to help people that are harassed on the world wide web. The Sunday Times have reported that the Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge are planning to hold talks with executives... Show More Summary
So you’ve finally created an infographic, and you’re very proud with how it looks. You’ve spent hours perfecting it, and now it’s finally time to release it onto the world wide web. How can you be sure that people will actually see your infographic and share it?
The Berlin Wall fell, Nelson Mandela has been released, became president and has died, the Gulf War started, the World Wide Web has been invented, the Bosnian War separated Yugoslavia, the European Union is formed, apartheid ended, the...Show More Summary
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has formed a Web Payments Working Group to develop recommendations that will "make payments easier and more secure on the Web." Announced last week based on the belief that "fragmentation of the payment...Show More Summary
Sir Tim Berners-Lee pushes for amendments to a proposed European Parliament law that he believes could impede the equal treatment of online traffic, a concept known as Net neutrality.
When the European Commission released its draft agreement for regulating Internet access in July, many people were concerned then that a loophole would destroy net neutrality in Europe by creating "fast lanes" for companies that could pay more. Show More Summary
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) set up a working group that will create a standardized Web API for payments, which should be adopted by browsers by the end of 2017.
Today, the word "meme" is typically used to describe a funny photo with text that gets passed around online. But Richard Dawkins coined the term years before the World Wide Web even existed. Dawkins is a distinguished evolutionary biologist and writer. Show More Summary
In order for websites to stay afloat in the vast sea that is the World Wide Web, they have to generate a good amount of traffic. The word “traffic” here, at least in the terms of site building, can be easily envisioned as the sum ofShow More Summary
The world (especially the world wide web) is full of surveys. Tell us how we’re doing! Your satisfaction is important to us! We see this so often, it’s easy to become numb to it in our Yelp-ified world. It’s definitely a “first world problem,” but I’ve been shopping for a new car over the past […]