It was 40 years ago today, September 2, 1969 that scientists connected two computers at UCLA with a 15-foot cable, and had the machines communicate with each other. The test data was meaningless, but the breakthrough eventually led to the formation of the internet. However, there were plenty of other milestones. Which date should we […]
In the following video, ‘E-Mom’ Gloria Bianco shows Today Now’s hosts Jim and Tracy how geographical distance is no longer a roadblock to shamelessly interfering with the lives of your children, thanks to online services such as Twitter and Facebook.
I don’t know how one goes about finding these things, but someone noticed a weird source code for this page. It’s a very basic, unspectacular catalog page for Fujinon Binoculars. But take a look at the source code. This screenshot is but a tiny part of the madness. Keep scrolling down the code for the […]
By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] A criminologist in Australia thinks maybe so. According to Russel Smith of the Australian Institute of Criminology, the simultaneous rise of cyber-crime and suckers born per minute has led to a crisis that requires government intervention. Quoting Mr. Smith: There’s been some discussion in Europe about the use […]
Apple has given the thumbs up for the Spotify iPhone app. As well as being good news for music lovers, it may be a sign that Apple is feeling the heat over claims of anti-competitiveness in its approval policy. For those who’ve not encountered it (the service isn’t scheduled to launch in the US until […]
Apparently Jessica Biel could kill your computer. According to McAfee’s annual report on the riskiest celebs to search for, the 27-year-old actress’ name poses the biggest threat when it comes to viruses, spyware, and other online threats popping up in search results. Search terms like “Jessica Biel photos” and “Jessica Biel screensavers” have a 1 […]
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TMZ reported yesterday about a grill featured on Sears’ website under “Human Cooking > Grills to Cook Babies and More > Body Part Roaster”, and they produced the following image as proof: According to reddit user gfixler, who claims responsibility for the prank, he’s been able to make these sorts of modifications to the breadcrumb […]
Are you among the many whose lives have been ruined by a never-ending torrent of tweets, friend requests and Internet quizzes? If so, then what are you waiting for? Join the Social Media Addicts Association today!
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Sometimes I’m just so happy that the Internet exists. This video is one of the reasons why.
By Andrew Sparkes Guest Blogger As part of an on-going series, we’ll be looking at the features that top hardware, software, and websites already have and imagining the features it would be logical and useful to add in the next update. Today we’re examining Facebook. Facebook goes through hell every time it has a redesign. […]
By Andrew Sparkes Guest Blogger As part of an on-going series, we’ll be looking at the features that top hardware, software, and websites already have and imagining the features it would be logical and useful to add in the next update. Today we’re examining Twitter. Twitter is an extremely bare-bones site. It’s what you might […]