The Verge breaks down Internet Marketing schemes so you don’t have to. But, really, all you need to remember is if it seems to good to be true, it probably is. Of course, that’s easy to say when you’re fat … Read More
Evgeny Morozov examines the intense pursuit of design by Apple’s Steve Jobs and Jony Ive. But it’s not all that positive, particularly when looking at Apple’s impact on the world and the Internet. Needless to say, I don’t agree with … Read More
If you have DSL internet, you know that it lags well behind cable and fiber optics in terms of speed. The lag has prompted a lot of users to abandon DSL for the alternatives. Which is great if you live … Read More
Once again I am joining with Fight For The Future to protest the internet censorship bills, SOPA and PIPA. SOPA might be postponed but PIPA is still alive in the Senate. See you on Thursday.
From the EFF: Free Speech is Only As Strong As the Weakest Link . Speech on the Internet requires a series of intermediaries to reach its audience. Each intermediary is vulnerable to some degree to pressure from those who want … Read More
Given what happened in Norway, it’s worth looking at how online anonymity fosters a culture of rage among commentators. The question that always comes to my mind is whether or not this rage has always been there. We humans evolved … Read More
But nothing that happens on the Internet will ever equal the Moon landing.
Why hasn’t the Internet helped the American economy grow more? My guess: because the jobs it has created have not been in the US and the jobs it has eliminated have.