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Where does the Internet come from?

Internet Usage Fuels Unstoppable Rise of FOMO, Global Study Confirms (INFOGRAPHIC)

Over 2.5 billion people are connected to the Internet today1, that’s a third of the world’s population. By 2020, the number of connected devices is expected to rise to 26 billion2. Internet use and dependence has risen to a point where ‘Fear of Missing Out’ or FOMO, often associated with modern technologies and social networking […]

When is a cable just a cable? (infographic)

Connectivity, for the most part, still requires plugs and cables. Until we are completely cable-free, it can be a terrible guessing game about which kind of plug end fits for what kind of cable. And it’s only made worse when disovering there are “mini” versions of plugs, such as for USB or HDMI. Here’s an […]

Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11 will support WebGL

In a move that might finally bring WebGL out of the “chrome experiments” and “neat widgets” world and into mainstream, Microsoft has finally caved and decided to include native WebGL support in the upcoming IE11. In a massive about-turn, after declaring WebGL to be insecure and working on its own HTTP replacement, IE11 will support […]
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Interactive Submarine Cable Map

Remember last summer when the eastern hemisphere kept getting knocked offline by severed undersea cables?  TeleGeography has a beautiful interactive map showing the many undersea cables that keep the world connected, and it’s far more than I ever expected. Cables shown include international and US domestic submarine cables with a maximum upgradeable capacity of at […]

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The Internet of Things Infographic

Intel has a pretty new infographic online showing the explosion of internet connected devices since the first computer came online back 1960. The time was when the internet was people on their PCs sending email and surfing web content dished up by servers. Sure, it was around before that in its academic/military guise, but as […]
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The Staggering Size of the Internet

The Staggering Size of the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC].

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A Visual Depiction of The Impacts of Net Neutrality

Michael Ciarlo has a great visual depiction of the internet now and how it could wind up given the current state of Net Neutrality law.  Without regulations keeping the internet open and nondiscriminatory, he visualizes the way that ISP’s could suddenly start charging per-pageview or impacting performance on competing services (Eg. Comcast could charge you […]
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Facts about the Internet

Facts about the Internet – Medical Billing and Coding Certification.

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Infographic: Mapping the growth of the internet

The BBC has a new interactive infographic online that shows the growth of the internet from 1998 to present, as part of their Superpower series.  In addition to the above interactive graphic, they have a 14-page slideshow on “How the Web Works” as well as some statistics like “E-mail messages sent today” (121 Billion as […]
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State of the Internet 2009

Focus.com has another infographic for you today. This time the graphic focuses on the state of the Internet. Both men and women equally use the internet. However, when one starts to look at income and education, then the richer you are and the higher your level of education, the more likely you are to have […]

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Video, Freedom, h264 And Mozilla

Both YouTube and Vimeo announced last week that they would begin to support (on a limited basis) the new HTML5 ‘Video’ tag that allows video playback without relying on Flash.  The technology is impressive, but users quickly noticed that it didn’t work with FireFox.  Odd, since FireFox is 3.5 compliant, but it seemed to only […]

WebGL Now Available in WebKit Nightlies

Work on bringing 3D Acceleration to the web continues, and the latest advancement is that now WebGL is part of the regularly WebKit nightlies. WebKit is the foundation of Safari, and many other browsers, and if you’re on OSX you can check it out and take it for a test drive. WebGL is a new […]