Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

World of Warcraft Grinding, Addiction, and You

August 4th, 2008
I spent this afternoon looking over some wired articles from last week and found one in particular that made me smirk a bit. My experience in MMORPG gaming is pretty extensive and one common annoyance that is a mainstay in modern day gaming is the what I like to ...

Firefox Gaining on IE in Business

April 2nd, 2008
Internet Explorer has had a good run, all things considered. They were the choice of consumers and professionals everywhere in the 90s, in large part because Microsoft engaged in anti-competitive practices that promoted its product at the expense of the industry. Now, businesses are catching up to technology, ...

Pakistan’s War On Youtube

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 ...

Victory For Privacy and Free Speech

February 8th, 2008
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OpenID set to become industry standard

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 ...

No Bigger Yahoo Than Steve Ballmer

February 6th, 2008
5 videos that prove Yahoo and Microsoft are a perfect match In reverse order, here are a few videos that show without a doubt that Steve Ballmer and Yahoo are a perfect match.  I mean, could you argue that there is a bigger Yahoo in silicon valley than Steve Ballmer?  I ...

Digg Gaming Required Of Active Diggers

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 ...

Digg’s Double-Edged Sword

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 ...

Ask.com Eraser (Privacy) vs. Google

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 ...

Google turns to the dark side

December 13th, 2007
The NY Times Bits blog has an interesting story about Google's recent trouble with the law.  It sounds like Google might be in trouble and it's kind of sad because they've had such a great reputation over the years due to adhering to their "do no evil" philosophy. Life changes when ...