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A Little Time off with Some Folks I Know

In addition to rarely breaking-away from Chipur production, I way most often don't share information about my family. This "world wide web" thing can sink its claws into anyone's life in a millisecond. Okay, I signed up for it; however, my crew didn't. Tap-on-in to catch why I shared (this time)...

Scrooge and a Digital Christmas

Has Scrooge taken over digital shopping? Is the global discount World Wide Web in danger of returning to its save-human-kind roots? Does Amazon have a business model, finally? Maybe... "What surprised me was how many of these deals were bad," said Jacqui Cheng, the editor-in-chief of the product review sites The Wirecutter and The Sweethome. Show More Summary

Scrooge and a Digital Christmas

Has Scrooge taken over digital shopping? Is the global discount World Wide Web in danger of returning to its save-human-kind roots? Does Amazon have a business model, finally? Maybe... "What surprised me was how many of these deals were bad," said Jacqui Cheng, the editor-in-chief of the product review sites The Wirecutter and The Sweethome. Show More Summary

North Korea is suffering a complete internet outage

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (that's "North Korea" to the common man) has just four networks that connect to the world wide web -- and none of them are working today. "The situation now is they are totally offline," Doug Madory, director...

My Mom And I Twerked On Camera And It Went Viral

last weekOdd : Thought Catalog

We both nearly peed our pants from laughter. "You're sure you're okay with this?" I asked her one more time before publishing that ishhh to the world wide web.

Experts Expect Public Living to Become the Default by 2025

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, the Pew Research Center has released a series of reports about how digital technology will impact the way we live in 2025. The latest in this series takes a look at the future of...Show More Summary

Is Web Access a Basic Human Right?

The Internet is “less open” and “more unequal” than ever before, according to a report from the World Wide Web Foundation, with its annual web index suggesting that Internet users are at ever-increasing risk of online surveillance from the government, as laws to restrict such mass intrusions are weak or non-existent in 84% of countries, [...]

Online Surveillance Undermines Internet Security and Economic Equality

The prevalence of online surveillance has become a worrying trend, especially where privacy and information security are concerned. A report from the World Wide Web Foundation has found that the problem continues to get worse, and has begun to endanger the Internet. Show More Summary

Web inventor: Internet is a "basic human right"

The computer scientist who created the World Wide Web believes everyone should have equal access. Nearly 4.4 billion people, primarily from developing countries, can't get online, according to the Web Index. And half of internet users live in countries that limit their rights online, The Associated Press reports. Show More Summary

U.S. slips in measure of Internet freedom, access

The Internet in 2014 is less free and more unequal and, as far as wealthy nations go, the U.S. could be doing a lot better on that score, according to the latest research from the World Wide Web Foundation.

Web report: Online surveillance and censorship are getting worse

2 weeks agoTechnology : GigaOM

Mass online surveillance and censorship of what people see on the web appear to be getting worse, according to the latest Web Index report from Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web Foundation…

World Wide Web inventor says Internet should be 'human right'

The computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web says affordable access to the Internet should be recognized as a human right, as a report showed that billions of people still cannot go online and government surveillance...Show More Summary

Want to succeed like Tim Berners-Lee? Set 20 percent of your time aside to be random

T he man who invented the World Wide Web let slip at the Every Second Counts Forum, last month, an interesting tidbit about the way he thinks companies should let employees manage their time. It was just the most recent in a string of...Show More Summary

It’s Back: Yule Log 2.0(14)!

Gather round world wide web! Daniel Savage, Oddfellows and Wondersauce have banded together to present the blazing work of over 80 artists. Inspired by the iconic WPIX-11 Yule Log, Yule Log 2.0 invites  illustrators, animators, directors, and creative coders to reinterpret the hearth in whatever creative way they see fit. Now in it’s second year, I think... Read more »

Internet & Web Same Thing, Say 77 Percent

The Pew Research Center has surveyed Americans on their tech knowledge to celebrate 25 years of the World Wide Web. The results are bafflingly mixed: 69 percent correctly identified URL as standing for Uniform Resource Locator (albeit as a multiple choice answer) but only 23 percent knew that the web and the Internet are not one […]

While You Were Offline: Here’s All the Internet You Need to Catch Up On

Can't keep up with everything people are talking about on the World Wide Web? Don't worry. We read the Internet so you don't have to. The post While You Were Offline: Here’s All the Internet You Need to Catch Up On appeared first on WIRED.

5 Domain Name Battles of the Early Web

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

At the dawn of the world wide web, early adopters were scooping up domain names like crazy. Which led to quite a few battles over everything from MTV.com to McDonalds.com. Read more...

Paralyzed Dog Found On Beach Gets A New Home

Sure, the internet can be a very mean place. But that doesn’t mean that great, heart-warming things don’t also happen on the World Wide Web. Leo, a paralyzed dog that was found on a beach in Thailand has finally found a new home. Canadian Meagan Penman found the dog, whom she named Leo, while vacationing […]

A $40M Ad Budget Buys ‘Game of War: Fire Age’ Kate Upton

If you’ve been on the internet any time in the past few months, you can’t escape ads for Game of War: Fire Age. They’ve blanketed, and banner ad slots the world wide web over, promoting the self-described “F2P MMO,” whose title is an apparent word vomit amalgam of Game of Thrones, God of War, […]

Cisco, Mozilla & friends launch Let’s Encrypt to simplify Internet security

A motley crew of tech firms have banded together to launch a new certificate authority initiative called “Let’s Encrypt”, that hopes to make the World Wide Web a safer place to be. Let’s Encrypt, which is backed by Akamai Technologies … Continue reading ?

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