Many people, especially the ‘iGeneration,’ will find it difficult to imagine life pre-internet including all other forms of technology. Most of us are on the Internet every day and unaware that this affects us. The internet changes the way we think, work and even our brains. This constant 24/7 access to technology is rewiring us ..read more..
Who designed the “@ symbol,” what was the very first search engine? If you have ever wondered how the internet came to be, The Big Internet Museum will give you a tasteful interactive tour through the ever-growing existence of the “World Wide Web.” Aside from that it’s a museum like any other, with curators, a ..read more..
Google Chrome’s recently launched project called “One Hundred Thousand Stars” will definitely make allot of astronomers and star-watchers happy. Basically the OHTS interactive application is a huge space map including the locations of more than 100,000 stars. The app has a large variety of cool features that allow you too zoom in from the Sun all ..read more..
Usually data centers at top technology companies are closely guarded secrets, but this week Google announced a virtual open house with their newly launched website WHERE THE INTERNET LIVES. The site contains a tour in their data center’s infrastructure, which features never before seen images from 8 of Google’s 9 data centers. Also they’ve got a Street View look ..read more..
Like any other map, The Internet map is a scheme displaying objects’ relative position; but unlike real maps (e.g. the map of the Earth) or virtual maps (e.g. the map of Mordor), the objects shown on it are not aligned on a surface. Mathematically speaking, The Internet map is a bi-dimensional presentation of links between ..read more..
On July 17, the World Bank released a study showing that approximately three quarters of our world’s population currently has access to a mobile phone. Since 2000, the number of mobile phone subscriptions has skyrocketed from 1 billion to over 6 billion. Additionally, over 30 billion apps were downloaded last year alone. Additionally, 5 billion ..read more..
This futuristic mobile location-based app concept aim is to create opportunities for people who can help each other in different ways: job search, house for rent, stuff to buy, causes to join, etc. The app scans the users internet activity and finds his “needs”, then finds people in the immediate area who can answer this ..read more..
http://youtu.be/EdEBg1Akamc CityMaps was founded by Elliot Cohen in 2010 with the simple premise: Today’s online maps are great at helping you get from point A to point B – but what about the journey in between? Life in dense urban areas is different than other places. More people. More choices. More hidden gems. Public Transportation. More ..read more..