Back in January 2006 an article was published in Electronic Publishing magazine, which has since gone away, that dealt with the origins of the Internet. It was written by the founder of that publication and Professor Emeritus of Rochester Institute of Technology, Frank Romano, and I’ve attached a scan of the original document here. The […]
The average person knows the basic stuff about solar energy, for example, what it is and the fact that it’s considered better for the environment than other forms of energy. Almost every country in the world has at least 2 percent of energy that is solar energy; however, there are several facts about solar energy […]
That title may be upsetting to some but it gets my basic point across. We live in a world, not just the â€œfirst worldâ€ where our lives and destinies rely on our ability to communicate with each other. If you distill this concept, itâ€™s really always been that way. Our ability to directly communicate via […]
This three-minute promotional video from Digital Equipment Corporation produced in 1994 sure takes me back. At that time people were using 14.4kbps Modems to dial into an Internet service provider and read pages on the Web. And the number of sites was only in the hundreds or possibly thousands. Compare that to today… there are […]
Here’s a question I received from a reader: Can you recommend a good hard drive sweeper? I need to clean up my PC at work… been surfing the net a little too much. Well yes. Yes I can…
On October 8, 1993 CBS ran the following news article entitled A network called ‘Internet’. It’s fascinating to look back at the early days, and I recall them very well. In fact, by the time this video aired I had been online for years, and had even been selling PCs with modems and Internet connectivity […]
People routinely ask about my favorite software so, I’ve decided to gather all my top picks in one place to make every one’s life a little easier. All of the software listed here is free for personal use, meaning: Any of this software can be installed and used at absolutely no charge, forever. There is […]
According to CNN, who is quoting Netcraft – the Neilson’s of the Internet world – the Web just topped the 100 million domain name marker. Additionally, Time Magazine says that Technorati is claiming that 100,000 new blogs are created each day with over 1.3 million posts added daily.