Monthly Archives: June 2011

10 Ridiculous Uses of the Internet in Movies

To the extent that movies themselves are based on ridiculous premises, so too is the level of absurdity in the use of the Internet in movies. As far back as 1982, in the movie “Tron”, the Internet has been featured … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Fair Access Policies Aren’t Really Fair

Most satellite Internet providers have implemented what they refer to as ‘Fair Access Policies’. These policies limit the amount data that a subscriber can download during a given period of time. The intent, according to the ISP’s, is to keep … Continue reading

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10 Things That Are Frustrating About Search Engines

Searching the Internet for information has replaced many other information sources. Printed road maps, dictionaries and encyclopedias seldom get used anymore. We simply punch our request into a search engine and let it find it for us. However, in spite … Continue reading

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10 Examples of Social Media Bullying to Watch For

Cyberbullying is getting a lot of attention these days. Kids used to worry about bullies at school or on the way to and from school. Now those bullies access them at all times through the social media that is meant … Continue reading

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10 Great Uses of WiFi on College Campuses

The roots of today’s internet grew up out of a common need to share information. So it would seem that the proliferation of WiFi hotspots and portable devices would benefit college campuses as much as anywhere else. How then would … Continue reading

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What Age Should Parents Allow Their Kids to Join FaceBook and Why?

Facebook has taken a stand on this question since their inception by setting a minimum age limit for its users at 13 years of age. But just because Facebook says 13 year olds may use their social media service doesn’t … Continue reading

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10 Complaints About AT&T’s U-verse

Not to be outdone by other nationwide companies offering internet, television and telephone all in a bundled service, AT&T introduced their U-verse product. This service is provided through a fiber-to-node, or fiber to premise network available to about 20 million … Continue reading

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10 Words That Describe How the Internet Empowers Me

The existence of the internet has had an immeasurable effect upon how we, as a society, view and access the world. No other device, service or outlet has achieved what the internet has in broadening the awareness of all those … Continue reading

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