Category Archives: Computers

Why the internet was invented

Don’t let the academics tell you it was for sharing research. Laugh when the government says it was to share important defense information with far-flung installations. No, the internet wasn’t invented for those purposes, it was invented to make Google … Continue reading

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Stop installing extra stuff I don’t want

Dear software companies (you know who you are), While I appreciate that you are willing to provide me extremely useful utilities at no direct cost to me and that you regularly update those utilities to ensure the continue to work … Continue reading

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Worldview Web Roundup for 20100616

Want to capture your handwriting as a font? Here’s a step in that direction. One domestication too far? Modern dogs are dumb and we made them that way, according to researchers. On why NASA is an agency from an earlier, dead age … Continue reading

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Bibliographic citation generator website

For anyone who writes and needs to cite works in their writing, try checking out CiteFast.com, a web-based citation generator. It could save you a lot of work along the way, but make sure you give credit where credit is … Continue reading

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Worldview Web Roundup for 20100609

Um, duh, the internets are making us dumber. Just don’t stop reading Worldview… DLH

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