Posts from the ‘Internet’ category

Never forgetting anyone

Yesterday I was reading this list of things that babies born in 2011 will never do, and was struck by this one: Forgotten friends: Remember when…

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Confessions of a Groupon Addict

As I mentioned last week, I’m really interested in the recent emergence in the post-consumer mastodon that is Groupon. A friend of mine happens to be…

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An Delightful New Map of Online Communities

In 2007, famed web cartoonist Randall Munroe drew this great map of online communities. Today, he released a wonderful new version of the map. He’s worked…

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Google Suggest Updates Fast

The more I think about it, the less astute this observation becomes. But clearly that hasn’t stopped me from writing about it. I was with somebody…

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Project Honey Pot Receives Its Billionth Spam Message

Project Honey Pot is a side project by Unspam Technologies, and “gathers statistics on Internet robots and the spammers who sometimes use them to steal email…

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Essays to Help People Get the Web

I recommend the same essays about the web over and over again. Essays like 1000 True Fans or The Next Economy of Ideas are both informative…

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Manitoba Telecom Services’s Unhelpful “Address Not Found” Page

James was recently in Manitoba, and he tried to access this site. I presume there isn’t some anti-west coast censor in Winnipeg, so I guess my…

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The First Ever Video on YouTube

I was doing some rewrites on the video chapter in our book, and discovered that this unremarkable clip was the first ever video posted to YouTube.…

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