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Herbert M. McLuhan, Creator of The Global Village

On the 21st of July 1911, Herbert Marshall McLuhan was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is considered one of the foremost theorists on the subject of mass media, including television and computer technology.   596 more words

Society

Memories of MS-DOS 5, Windows 3.0, and GNU-Linux

In early 1992 I saw Windows 3.0 for the first time. I had asked to use the laser printer of the IT department at West Oxfordshire College to print out a poem by Marilyn Monroe for an art project I was working on (yes, I studied art at college as well as computer science). 762 more words

Life

Google it

In an age where ‘google’ has become synonymous with information searching online, I think it’s important for all Google Search users to understand what Google Search is, and how it operates. 569 more words

World Wide Web

Facebook may begin testing a paywall for selected media stories as soon as October

Facebook could begin testing a paywall for subscription news stories as early as October, according to a top company executive.

Campbell Brown, who heads up the social network’s new partnerships business, made the reveal at the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit on Tuesday, … 378 more words

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#BigData innovation through #CloudComputing:

Overview:

With the digitalization of almost everything in this world, the amount of data is increasing at an exponential rate. The IT experts soon realized that analysis of this data is not possible with the traditional data analysis tools. 1,065 more words

Application Programming Interface

The Emmy Nominations Are In, And Kidman FTW

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Odds are on Nicole Kidman to win Best Actress for… 3,242 more words

People

Message for Americans: The Future of the Net

This is an issue you need to know about today.

Maybe you like spending money on whatever corporations tell you to. You wouldn’t mind paying to access all of the Internet at high speeds. 244 more words

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