The generation of an infinite number of bogusly 'objective' sentences in an English of agonizing patchwork mediocrity is no cause for celebration, even if it eventually amounts to a Borgesian paraphrase of our entire universe. [...] I liked the internet better before. The mistakes had flavor, passion, transparent purpose.
The Internet is a big boon to academic research. Gone are the days spent in dusty library stacks digging for journal articles. Many articles are available free to the public in open-access journal or as preprints on the authors’ website.nick bostrom
"The Internet is the great highway of the modern communication, free and independent."kátya chamma
"The Internet is the more democratic media them last times. And for being anarchical, it's open to all manifestations, artistic also."kátya chamma
I'm an Internet expert too. It's all right to wire the industrial zone only, but there are many problems if other regions of the North are wired.kim jong-il
Possibly the only real object-oriented system in working order. (About Internet)alan kay
Ultimately, in the Internet, openness has always won. I cannot imagine that the current competitive environment would reverse that.eric schmidt
When my mother gets a prompt 'Do you want to download this?' she's going to say yes. It's disingenuous for Microsoft to give you all of these tools [in Internet Explorer] with which to hang yourself, and when you do, then say it's your fault.bruce schneier
"This going out on the Internet? I'm huge on the Internet! Wrestling nerds one and all are helping us out!"phil brooks
Elvis Costello at the Internet Movie Database The Elvis Costello Home Pageelvis costello
Despite the Internet 's origin in the late 1960s as a government sponsored means of communication between the Department of Defense, private industry, and academia, it has been at its best and generated the greatest economic, social, and technological benefits since it was 'liberated' by the hordes of 'geeks' who were originally hired to run it by employers who were not themselves conversant with computers, and couldn't tell when their employees were exchanging official traffic or trading dirty jokes and recipes for marijuana brownies.l. neil smith
By treating Napster as the copyright antichrist, the industry is simply insuring that the vector of Internet technological development will move rapidly toward a lawsuit-proof, free-for-all distributed network of file-sharing -- the very outcome the owners of intellectual property wish to avoid. How stupid can you get? ... The good news is that the brain-dead, colossally wasteful, artistically homogenizing old order of the recording industry is committing collective, time-delayed suicide in court.
Extreme Programming is an “agile methodology” that some people advocate for the high-speed, volatile world of Internet and Web software development.
With the massive amount of personal data on the Internet, Facebook nation has opened Pandora's box of total information awareness in the age of big data. Fortunately, Pandora's box released not only evil but also hope. ... The hope is that good will trump evil.
In this case, elsewhere, the church's war on the Internet appears to have backfired, and its attempts to staunch the flow of confidential material online have only accelerated their global dissemination.
Some jerk infected the Internet with an outright lie . It shows how easy it is to do and how credulous people are.
And again, the Internet is not something you just dump something on. It's not a big truck. It's a series of tubes.
On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog.
The logic behind the Streisand Effect, however, does not have much to do with the Internet. Throughout history there has hardly been a more effective way to ensure that people talk about something than to ban discussions about it.
There's an Internet phenomenon called the Streisand Effect. It happens when a person or company tries to suppress a piece of information and, in so doing, unintentionally popularizes it.
In the Wild-West style Internet economy of the mid-Nineties, Wales co-founded a Web directory called Bomis.
Darl said, "So we will make a lot of money with tiny Internet ads, like in the back of newspapers, and down at the bottom of web pages and one of those small blocks that says 'powered by Pointserve.' He changed our business model, tiny ads did not work, he left after about 8 months, and we went back to our original business model, and he went to SCO."darl mcbride
As for why it's not particularly smart -- whether he wins or loses -- is because he just called a whole bunch of attention to some silly Internet meme that clearly wants attention. Beck would have been better off just ignoring it. Instead, in legitimizing it by trying to take it down, many more people become aware of the meme -- and may start calling attention to situations where Beck (and others) make use of such tactics.
It's very sad how in the information age you cannot get information into people's heads as long as you write something on the Internet and do not add LOL it is true :;: "I'm not sure he's a Christian." I'm not sure he's a mammal , Jay. He could be a werewolf .
The United States should lead the world when it comes to transparency , accountability , and respect of civil liberties and human rights. We filed the [law]suit today because we are not authorised at present to break out the number of requests, if any, that we receive for user data under specific national security statutes. We believe that the US government's important responsibility to protect public safety can be carried out without precluding Internet companies from sharing the number of national security requests they may receive.