No one can keep track of how many people use Internet, how many machines it can reach or even how many sub- and sub-sub-networks form a part of it. The “backbone” of the network—major electronic corridors established by the Department of Defense, the National Science Foundation and others—is obvious enough, but like the interstate highway system, it leads to successively smaller local byways and obscure private roads.How The Washington Post wrote about the internet in 1988.
The thing is, I somehow still want Yahoo not to suck.Yahoo Users Anonymous. (via nedhepburn)
On Thursday, a guy fell out of a private plane near Miami. (The pilot suggested his passenger opened the door and fell out. Yikes.) Today, they appear to have found the body. Crazy story.
Should the entire internet be encrypted? In the wake of the NSA scandal, a bunch of the network’s architects are discussing that idea.
In a move that grants legitimacy to the mainstream use of 3D printers, Microsoft just launched a 3D printing app of its own.
The Democratic machine is already working on its plan for Hillary 2016.
They make wine for cats now.