Monthly Archives: August 2011

What is the Internet Public Library and What Will I Find There?

The Internet Public Library, or IPL or ipl2, is a non-profit organization with a website hosted by students at Philadelphia’s Drexel University. The IPL was founded at the University of Michigan in 1995, and since then, has provided reference material … Continue reading

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10 Reasons I Won’t Be Following You on Twitter

Social networking sites are all the rage lately. You can’t swing a cat these days without someone tweeting at it, then posting the pic on Facebook. Fine. Tweet away to all your tweeps, tweeter. I won’t see a word you’re … Continue reading

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10 Reasons an ISP Should Cut-off a Customer

When should an ISP cut off service to users? Some answers seem clear, on the surface. Known or suspected terrorist threats to national security, child pornography and hate group sites are often mentioned, but laws can be vague, freedom-of-speech issues … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Rapidly Spread Gossip in 2011

In today’s internet age, gossip can be spread at lightning speed to hundreds, thousands or millions of people. The new “party line” is cyberspace where millions of people can all access the same information instantaneously. Just get on your computer, … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Strong, More Secure Passwords

In this day in age it seems like you can’t trust anyone.  It’s kind of sad when you think about it.  When I was growing up, (and I’m not that old) we left our doors unlocked.  I did grow up … Continue reading

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6 Phone Companies Propose Nation-wide Broadband Deal

The Federal government has been encouraging the expansion of broadband internet into rural areas, which do not currently have broadband internet access available. Since many internet service providers are also phone service providers, the top six communication providers approached the … Continue reading

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100 Sites That Can Replace Your Cable TV Service

Who needs to pay for cable service when there are so many cheap or free entertainment options online? By knowing which sites to visit, anyone can enjoy watching videos, television programs and Web shows without breaking the bank. Streaming Variety … Continue reading

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