Before the turn of the century, the world went wild with predictions about the dot-com era and the infinite potential expected to emerge from the birth of the World Wide Web. While many of our enthusiastic dreams came true — like how the Internet would someday represent an entire world of commerce — the pace that dot-com companies and investors...
The World Wide Web can be a charlatan's playground with the potential of accessing reams of personal details and passwords to exploit as they please. Of course, there are secure solutions in place and we can all do our bit to ensure our information remains safe, but in some cases, fraud manages to succeed. Show More Summary
For all the benefits it brings to the world, the internet also has a much darker side to it that only causes harm. And of these shady corners of the world wide web, few will disagree that none are more … Continue reading ?
“The Deletionist is a concise system for automatically producing an erasure poem from any Web page. It systematically removes text to uncover poems, discovering a network of poems called ‘the Worl’ within the World Wide Web.” Related posts: The Camera is an Author Writing in the London Review of Books (Reg. Show More Summary
The video below features some crazy scenes and will no doubt be featuring all over the world wide web in the coming days. A Romanian 4th division match this week, between Chi?oda and Sânnicolaul Mare was held up and all the players were forced to lie on the ground as riot police came looking for a [...]
Google may or may not be spying on its users, but it certainly knows what’s going on elsewhere around the world wide web. In an announcement yesterday, the company’s security division revealed the existence of a vast Iranian government spying … Continue reading ?
Locked within a password-protected NeXT computer is Tim Berners-Lee's first draft of the very first site on the World Wide Web.
The man who invented the World Wide Web is not happy with all the surveillance that the National Security Agency is conducting on his creation. Tim Berners-Lee, the legendary computer scientist who was the first to initiate communications...Show More Summary
XenoPort to Present at the Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Conference SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XenoPort, Inc. ( NAS: XNPT ) announced today that it will provide access via the World Wide Web to its presentation at the Wells Fargo Securities Research & Economics 2013 Healthcare Conference. Show More Summary
For the European physicists who created the World Wide Web, preserving its history is as elusive as unlocking the mysteries of how the universe began.
Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has expressed his concern over the the recently revealed secret NSA surveillance systems. "Unwarranted government surveillance is an intrusion on basic human rights that threatens the very foundations of a democratic society," Berners-Lee told the Financial Times. Show More Summary
Sir Tim Berners-Lee Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, found Obama’s government surveillance strategy “deeply concerning.” The Guardian reported: Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, has released a statement about Prism on behalf … Continue reading ?
I've written before here about the move to get the World Wide Web consortium (W3C) to cram digital rights management (DRM) into the next version of HTML, called HTML5. This week, EFF filed a formal objection with the group, setting out some of the risks to the open Web from standardizing DRM in the Web's core technical specs.
A tribute to the late activist Aaron Schwartz involves creating a physical copy of as much of the world wide web as possible.
Well, this is downright adorable. In a new video making its way around the World Wide Web, a duck squawks its way around the sidewalk, clearly perturbed over the loss of something rather important: its ducklings. So a pair of policeShow More Summary
The essentials of the World Wide Lumia Web Search for Nokia Lumia online and you’ll be overwhelmed with hundreds of thousands of results. A tidy number of these are brilliant websites jam packed with news, reviews and opinion about the world’s most innovative family of phones. Show More Summary
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has issued an angry formal response to a proposed set of HTML5 standards from the World Wide Web Consortium. The group says that stringent digital rights management technology will be harmful to online...Show More Summary
HTML5 has already emerged as one of the most important technical standards for building the future of the web, but The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has just produced a formal objection to the World Wide Web Consortium's HTML5 draft proposal. Show More Summary
Regular readers will know that there's a hard press to put DRM in the next version of HTML, which is being standardized at the World Wide Web Consortium (WC3), and that this has really grave potential consequences for the open Web that the WC3 has historically fought to build.
We are all interconnected here on the World Wide Web, and all of us entertainment sites operate on a friendly basis. So what are Vulture's awesome partner sites excited about today? Mostly Harry Potter and The Bachelorette. Though, sadly, not Harry Potter and The Bachelorette, which would be a whole ... More »