Ahhh, this makes me nostalgic for the 90s World Wide Web. Designer Sebastian Serena has built a Rube Goldberg machine out of HTML form elements. Once you start, you'll watch the whole thing. (via @Colossal) Tags: HTML Sebastian Serena WWW design
After decades of fighting for open Web standards that let anyone implement software to receive and render online data, the World Wide Web Consortium changed course and created EME, a DRM system that locks up video in formats that can...Show More Summary
The World Wide Web Consortium -- an influential standards body devoted to the open web -- used to make standards that would let anyone make a browser that could view the whole Web; now they're making standards that let the giant browser companies and giant entertainment companies decide which browsers will and won't work on the Web of the future. (more…)
“Ad block is a threat to the very existence of the World Wide Web.” (AdSupply) “[A great man] thinks of his enemy as the shadow that he himself casts.” (Lao Tzu) As I’ve said before, I’m just not sure how many people truly grasp the make-up of our digital world, and just how central advertising […]
Not all male celebrities can keep it in their pants. These guys have all been exposed online... if you know what we mean! (We mean the World Wide Web has unfortunately seen portions of their penis.) 1. Brett Favre Brett Favre didn't just send another woman a photo of his penis in 2010. Show More Summary
Maury Povich, what have you done? For those who haven't visited the world wide web over the past few days, a woman resembling presidential hopeful Ted Cruz recently appeared on the Maury Show. While Searcy Hayes visited Maury to find out the identity of her infant son's father, she left with a lot more than she [...]
27-year-old Sophie Guidolin is driving the world wide web crazy with an Instagram comparing two photos of her first and third pregnancies. The first photo is from way back in 2008, before Guidolin started getting into fitness. By the...Show More Summary
Here’s a documentary I want to see. Two families living life as it was were before the world wide web arrived. For most homes that was some time during the 1990’s. I imagine life is very different for teenagers, toddlers and parents today compared to say in 1985. We’ve all seen the documentaries comparing life in the […]
For many, it was their first window into the era of the Internet, the company which started life as "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web" would go on to become the most popular starting point for early online users in the late 90s, as it developed into the iconic search engine Yahoo.
The World Wide Web Consortium, once the world's most trusted source of open standards, is helping Comcast make a DRM standard designed to give studios a veto over the legal use of their programming -- something that would have prevented the cable industry from ever coming into being. (more…)
Two Google engineers have introduced a new API called WebUSB to the World Wide Web Consortium’s Incubator Community Group (W3C WICG) that would allow USB devices to connect to the Web safely. The API isn’t meant for USB flash drives, but other peripherals like keyboards or various Internet of Things crap gadgets. Show More Summary
Tomorrow is my birthday, known around some parts of world wide web as "Dark Souls III day." The Xbox One version has been out for a while now using secret hacking techniques (pretending to be in Japan) and we know it has some frame rate...Show More Summary
If you’re eager to turn a new corner in your career, the world of software and web development is a wide and fertile field. Whether you’re thinking about getting into game development, managing data, building websites or just staying relevant in your skill set, Virtual Training Company’s courses have you covered. Show More Summary
Did you know that Wi-Fi wasn’t originally an acronym but a pun on Hi-Fi? How about the fact that most Americans who are online are browsing Facebook? Or that it’s faster to say World Wide Web than WWW? All those and more in this Mental Floss episode.
The World Wide Web Consortium spent more than 20 years making standards that remove barriers to developers who want to make Web technology; now, for the first time, they're creating a standard that makes it a crime to make Web technology without permission from the entertainment industry. (more…)
The US National Science Foundation will sink millions into an effort to enhance the design of the World Wide Web.
Athletes can save a staggering 38.1 percent when they buy their sneakers on the world wide web.
Not this Netflix, but the next one, the one that'll make Netflix look like Blockbuster -- because if the World Wide Web Consortium goes along with its plan to make it illegal to innovate in ways that the movie studios and record labels disapprove of, there will be no more companies like Netflix. (more…)
You see independent entrepreneurs hawking products of every size, shape and variety on every corner of the World Wide Web. Admit it...at least once, you’ve thought, “Man, I could totally make serious cash doing that.” Well, yes, you can. Show More Summary
Today is April 1, meaning that anyone navigating the World Wide Web today must do so even more skeptically than usual. To help our readers avoid getting duped, Yahoo News has compiled some of the trickiest, funniest and most embarrassing April Fools' Day pranks on the Internet.