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Internet Tools

A compact resource of Internet-based tools for information retrieval, interaction, and computer-mediated communication (human communication via computers.

Nov 20 2016

What does the future hold for Digg?

What lies ahead for Digg

Following on from a recent Article about whether ‘Digg was going to get Dugg‘ over the whole Linux Code leak - which saw Members protesting in a digital riot, holding the Front page of Digg to ransom in their quest for Freedom of Speech, the founder Kevin Rose has spoken out.

Nov 20 2016

Is DIGG going to be DUGG?

Is Digg going to be Dugg by its users

The massive community of the extremely popular social content site, DIGG, are up in arms about a recent ‘covering’ up of their content.

Many of you may know that there was a recent code leak that unlocks the playback of HD-DVD material for use on Linux Operating Systems.

Nov 18 2016

The Algorithm Apparently Killed Jeeves

By SEO’Brien

Ask launched a strange nationwide campaign not long ago with cryptic billboards that raise more questions than supporting the brand. The first appeared weeks ago with only what looked like a blue button and the quote “The algorithm killed Jeeves”

Nov 18 2016

Could this be better than del.icio.us?

MyStickies

A web-based application that gives you the ability to put a sticky note on any web page your browser can visit. MyStickies allows you to place little yellow squares of digital paper anywhere and everywhere you feel like.

Along with the ability to put sticky notes on webpages mystickies offers a powerful interface to browse, search, sort, edit and share.

Nov 13 2016

Researchers Break Internet Speed Records

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A group of researchers led by the University of Tokyo has broken Internet speed records - twice in two days.

Operators of the high-speed Internet2 network announced Tuesday that the researchers on Dec. 30 sent data at 7.67 gigabits per second, using standard communications protocols.

Nov 12 2016

Anatomy of a spam e-mail

A daily chore of modern life for many is the morning trawl through a full in box deleting spam email. But just where does it all come from and why do spammers use bizarre text, names and images in their emails? To the expert eye a typical spam is laden with clues to its origin.

Nov 07 2016

WatchFire WebXACT

Offsite Link to WebXact Validator

WebXACT is a free online service that lets you test single pages of web content for quality, accessibility, and privacy issues.

We have used this on-line tool for quite some time now, and although it can be a little slow at times, it is a decent method for checking many different guidelines all at once.