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Woot is Back (Kind Of)!? Meh.

Daily deals site that I’ll be visiting regularly, harkening back to the gold days of Woot. One deal a day, plus humor, no frills. 

http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/27/woot-reborn-as-meh/

https://meh.com/

The Web

An Open (Mopin', Copin', Gropin' & Hopin') Letter to the Internet:

Dear Internet,

Some days you’re a treasure I’d never replace – –  just wanna send you a Cyber Hug.

Other days, you’re nothing but a huge disgrace  – – just wanna pull your darn plug. 604 more words

Humor

NSA Created Search Engine Tool To Share Communication Records With Government Agencies

Cat Zakrzewski reports for TechCrunch:

‘A set of classified documents published by The Intercept on Monday shows how the National Security Agency (NSA) makes more than 850 billion records about various forms of communications available to other U.S. 162 more words

USA

The Internet Has Grown Too Big for Its Aging Infrastructure

Robert McMillan reports for Wired:

‘Think of it as the internet’s latest growing pain. It’s a problem that networking geeks have seen coming for awhile now, but yesterday it finally struck. 187 more words

Science & Technology

Regulating Media Content

An American philosopher, writer, and editor, Terrell Ward Bynum, who is best known as a pioneer and historian in the field of computer and information ethics wrote an article in the American Philosophical Association’s Newsletter on Philosophy and Computing called “A Very Short History of Computer Ethics” (2000). 3,564 more words

History Of The Web

Satire is dying because the internet is killing it

Arwa Mahdawi writes for The Guardian:

‘Forget self-driving cars or virtual reality nano-technology algorithms, the newest innovation to emerge from Silicon Valley is square brackets.  163 more words

Science & Technology