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Happy #InternautDay: World Wide Web turns 25!

Happy 25th birthday World Wide Web! Well, actually, as reported here, Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted on March 9th 1991 a draft of WWW/HTTP to his boss, Mike Sendall, who was not really excited about it… On August 6th the very … Continue reading

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Enter HIP – Human IP address: the Internet of Human Beings

A recent Forbes story has sparkled speculations about IP addresses being assigned to each and every human being. Besides the Science-Fiction scenario, it seems logical to assign to all living human beings an IP address hence bypassing any further IDs, … Continue reading

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May 26th 1995: Bill Gates writes about the “Internet Tidal Wave”

20 years have gone since this internal memo, aimed at Microsoft Executives, in which Bill Gates himself talked about the “Internet Tidal Wave” and provided a strategic point of view for a MS-dominated ‘Net; the memo surfaced during the prolonged … Continue reading

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A pocketful of early Internet Service Providers greeting packs from 1994.

Digging in my vintage-computer mess, I found this pack from Xmas 1994 – labelled Software ETC.   I barely reminded that a long-time friend, Claudio, brought me this stuff from a trip in the USA – where early Internet was … Continue reading

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BitCloud: a new internet infrastructure from Bitcoin creators

Decentralized internet? A more user-centric network? This is what some Bitcoin creators are trying to model… “We will have to start by decentralizing the current Internet, and then we can create a new Internet to replace it.” Called Bitcloud, they … Continue reading

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2013: IEEE estimates some 11 billion devices connected to the Internet

As of today, there are 10.95 billion devices connected to the Internet. Compare that with only 500 million connected devices 6 years ago (back in 2007). [Source: IEEE.org]

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The future and Internet as seen in a video from 1969

Take a look at this video, it may seem too similar to today’s life even if some tools are quite… funny. Nevertheless, in 1969 they thought about: flat-screen monitors, some sort of writing recognition, multi-monitor setups and… (yes) a global … Continue reading

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USA house life 2.0: Internet is perceived as a basic utility, a research report says.

Americans probably can’t unplug themselves these days from Internet – sort of. What is Internet like in everyday life in the USA? What has become Internet connection within households – and mobile too? Here comes a pretty interesting research that … Continue reading

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Google story, 1996-2011: a six-minutes video unfolds 15 years of development of one of the biggest company ever

Ok, six minutes are too little to explain what really happened in the past 15 years – especially when it comes to Google! (The image right shows Google’s very first search page, for those who are too young.) I do … Continue reading

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