Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category
April 3rd, 2008
Hackers and nerds have talked about this issue for years. The idea that there is no such thing as real security so long as corporations put in back doors for agencies like the NSA to have access to people's information at will.
Cryptome reports that the US National Security Agency (NSA) ...
February 25th, 2008
By now, you're probably aware that Pakistan's government banned youtube because of depictions that were being spread on Mohammad, a taboo in the Muslim world.
ArsTechnica had the lowdown on some of the odd packet routing issues that resulted on Sunday, here's an excerpt:
On Sunday, YouTube became unreachable from most, if ...
February 7th, 2008
Only a few years ago, this was a dream idea that had so much potential and was nowhere near ready for prime time. Open ID was developed to do away with having to log into millions of accounts to use various websites. As social networking grows and user reputation becomes ...
February 4th, 2008
With many people already mulling over what a Microsoft buyout of Yahoo! would mean for consumers, it may be easy to forget that the deal hasn't yet been signed in ink. In fact, Yahoo! has yet to decide how it's going to respond to Microsoft's offer and is apparently ...
January 28th, 2008
This article is a follow-up to a recent piece posted on thie site: "Digg's Double-Edged Sword."
Digg's latest changes didn't put an end to gaming as was intended. Instead, gaming is now required of active diggers who seek to hit the front page.
If you're an active social network user, then you're ...
January 27th, 2008
The Digg world was in disarray this week.
As you may be aware, Digg recently tweaked the algorithm it uses to determine which stories make the front page. This might not seem like a big deal to most, but some of the top Diggers were up in arms and staged ...
January 6th, 2008
There's a very interesting story in the New York Times about the danger of blogging. It's no secret that blogging is very time consuming and it can be a detriment to one's health if bloggers aren't careful.
I have a few stories to share about myself and the story below ...
December 13th, 2007
Ask.com's move is brilliant from a marketing standpoint
Lately, it seems Google has turned to the dark side on several levels. If you're politically savvy, you know there is a serious problem with government invading our private lives. Now, the CEO of Ask.com is fighting back.
Ask.com is ...
December 10th, 2007
Free SEO Advice: Search Engine Optimization Tutorial
Instead of a grand introduction, I'm just going to dive into the meat of my post. Ask questions in the comment section if you're confused.
Niche Market: Understand your Audience
First things first, you need to make some simple calculations regarding your niche, audience, and the ...
December 7th, 2007
Tech Crunch article on the Nazi Movement on... Wikipedia?
Katina Schubert, a deputy leader of the Left Party charged the Wikipedia’s German site with containing too much Nazi symbolism and a fetish towards a Hitler Youth movement.
...there may be a Nazi plot afoot on Wikipedia itself: “There are signs neo-Nazis are ...
November 29th, 2007
Tech Crunch posted this piece on Google's latest experiments:
If you saw this one coming, give yourself a very large prize. Google is experimenting with Digg style voting features on search results that allow users to vote up or bury search results they see.
I'd like the very large prize! A ...
November 27th, 2007
Blogging Tips - Part 1 -
Professional Blogging and a quick lesson for budding Entrepreneurs
I've been meaning to write this article for some time. I found inspiration on the Problogger website off a guest article entitled: 'be brave break your blog!' I'm new to blogging on the ...
November 3rd, 2007
Itola Tech News [BIT]
The above links to my personal news page that I use for blogging purposes and to stay informed on the latest tech news, enjoy.