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Five ways to increase your internet speed

Five Ways to Increase Your Internet Speed

People often think that their service provider is to blame for their slow internet. They don’t realize that wireless hardware, computer settings, or a virus in their system could in fact be the main culprit. Businesses, especially, can suffer from lagging connections from time to time, especially during peak usage times. This may be because of an influx of…

How the internet is slowly replacing the need for a traditional banker

How the Internet Is Slowly Replacing the Need for a Traditional Banker

With only 18% of Americans making use of the traditional banking facilities, it’s time for financial institutions to reinvent the way they do finance. While many across the States are already familiar with online banking, other financial products are following suit and it’s not uncommon for investors to place their capital with a robo advisor,…

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s facebook?

It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. No, It’s Facebook?

Facebook Flies a Drone, But Why? After two years of development, the solar powered drone, Aquila completed its first successful test flight in Yuma, Arizona according to a Facebook post by Mark Zuckerburg on Thursday, July 21st. Facebook wants to bring the internet to the entire world and their effort to do so is to…

How to alleviate internet drama–especially if you caused it

How To Alleviate Internet Drama–Especially If You Caused It

Everyone’s heard the old Shakespearean idiom “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” It’s one of the most timeless lines ever said in a piece of drama. Unfortunately, real-life drama isn’t nearly as fun as old Billy made it look. Nasty things are said. Feelings get hurt. In some…

The evolution of buzzfeed

The Evolution of BuzzFeed

Most people know BuzzFeed as the Denny’s of the Internet. It’s newsier than TMZ but less so than, say, The Washington Post. It’s a mixture of informative articles and fun little quizzes and a bunch of other things I don’t actually click on because I’m not that bored yet, mostly thanks to YouTube. But, BuzzFeed…

Top 10 geekiest youtubers you need to watch right now

Top 10 Geekiest YouTubers You Need To Watch Right Now

Ever since the creation of the Internet, it has been used as a gathering space for geeks around the world. With the creation of YouTube, a whole new world opened up for people who want to share their passions and become part of an online community. Naturally, many geeks were intrigued by this platform. Without…

Kim dotcom offers five million in bounty

Kim Dotcom Offers Five Million in Bounty

Ever wanted to be a cyber bounty hunter? Looking to break into the world of online justice? Here’s your chance. Right now, online entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is offering five million dollars to anyone to be a “whistleblower” in regards to his current legal situation. His site, Megaupload, a file-sharing platform, was shut down in 2012…

4 things i learned from growing up on the internet

4 Things I Learned From Growing Up On The Internet

Back when I was in middle school, back before the days of Facebook, I spent all of my free time playing MMOs and posting to online forums until someone hassled me to get off the computer. With excessive computer use becoming more a norm than an exception as the technology spreads to more people, many…

Examining threats to american internet

Examining Threats to American Internet

The connectivity given to us by the internet has become the foundation of modern society. The internet is a powerful tool, one that has shaped our culture. The commerce for which our country is known leans heavily on American internet use. The World Wide Web is how we sell things, how we freely express ourselves,…

How to pass the time when the internet is down

How to Pass the Time When the Internet is Down

The most practical way to start a zombie apocalypse is to simply take away people’s Internet. As the general population withdraws, they will exhibit symptoms like shuffling along with glazed eyes, wandering aimlessly in circles, and sudden attacks of violent aggression. The inability to function normally without the Internet is a side effect of our…

The (literal) keys to the internet

The (Literal) Keys To The Internet

“A master key to the internet” might sound at first like a trite plot device from a 2000s B-movie, or like something an out-of-touch congressman might reference at a net neutrality hearing. But the ICANN (Internet Corporation for Associated Names and Numbers) actually does have a key to the Internet. Or rather, it has twenty-one…

Games on tv: awkward 90s internet spectacular

Games on TV: Awkward 90s Internet Spectacular

The great thing about the 90s is that computers were still magic. They were a one-stop shop of power, a wand of wisdom which, when waved, could shut down governments and destroy society. Teenagers had the power over the adults, perhaps a typical Generation X fantasy, combined with a newfound fascination with technology and pure,…