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[17 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Google and Facebook: The Face of Internet Evil?

“For the nature of man’s heart is evil from his youth,” the Bible tells us – and to that we may add, perhaps, the internet’s, too. We gave it life – and what did it give us in return? Pop-up ads, viruses, and unlimited supplies (or at least offers) of viagra.
It doesn’t even know how to say thank you:  America (not necessarily Al Gore, however) invented the internet – for defense purposes, no less – and now that same internet is being used to leak confidential cables and documents that …

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[5 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]
Making History

When Santayana coined the phrase, “he who does not know the past is condemned to repeat it,” he had no idea it would apply to the internet. And when JFK (supposedly) said “if you don’t know where you’ve been, how can you know where you’re going,” he couldn’t possibly have been referring to the World Wide Web. Or could he have known anyway? Remember that bit about “we will put a man on the moon by the end of the decade”? Both those adages – plus another one, …

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[20 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]
Digging for Net Gold

You know what they say about summer – it’s the most expensive time of the year! Our kids’ “free” school is expensive enough, but there’s no free summer camp! There’s no free lunch either, and now the kids are home for that meal – and that tuna sandwich that kept them going the rest of the year can’t compete with the mall, with its pizza and burgers – not to mention the movies, pool, and vacations we have to shell out for. Peering down into the pit of …