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  1. Has Search Outgrown Itself?

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    In the late 1990s, my local school district’s Internet “expert” was extolling both the grandness and greatness that the Internet could deliver. Among those new and innovative means of finding…

  2. Municipally-Owned Internet Networks Are the Future

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    As the importance of high-speed broadband Internet increases in everyday life and business, people are starting to look beyond their private Internet service providers and turning to city governments for…

  3. Are We in a Tech Bubble? All Signs Point to Yes

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    Soaring rental prices, capital in abundance and new startup after startup being gobbled up by larger companies for billions of dollars. Valuations are going through the roof, like ride-sharing app…

  4. Four Internet Lessons We Can Learn from “The Karate Kid”

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    It’s been 30 years since Pat Morita, Ralph Macchio, and “The Karate Kid” taught us about waxing on and off and catching flies with chopsticks. And here’s some movie trivia…

  5. Celebrity Hacking: How It Happens and What You Need to Know

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    We’re all familiar with the recent data hacking scandal that affected a range of celebrities, from A-listers to up-and-comers. While this happens frequently, in this instance, the hackers targeted something…

  6. Could Elon Musk Build a New ISP?

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    Entrepreneur Elon Musk understands the Internet. He helped found PayPal, the electronic payment platform that has largely become the top choice for users when making purchases online, especially through the…

  7. Beyond the Internet of Things: the Physical Web and Responsive Cities

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    If you thought the world was smart now, prepare for the super intelligence spurred by Google’s latest life-changing project: the physical web. The physical web aims to assign objects and…

  8. #HappyMonday: Life Lessons We Learned From the Internet This Week

    Fridays are wonderful days for reflection on the week behind us. Looking back at some of the best gifs on the Internet this week, we think we might be able…

  9. HBO’s News Is Not Just for Cable Subscribers

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    In the news this morning, the incredibly popular HBO channel announced its intention to offer a standalone, web-only service in 2015. While this gets many cable lovers fantasizing about lowering…