Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before members of Congress. Many expected a thorough grilling of the social network’s founder. Instead, we got a bunch of old people who didn’t know a single thing about the internet.Read More
Struggling to keep to your monthly data limit? Expect things to get a little tougher, as new research shows we will be consuming a whopping 98 GB of data every month by 2025.Read More
Scientiests at the University of Southampton have invented a new form of digital data storage, which records information in five dimensions, has a disc capacity of 360 Terabytes, and is capable of surviving for billions of years.Read More
Social Medi a, for all its beneficial qualities, can also be quite the hot bed for racist, homophobic and ableist thinking. Floating Sheep, a group of geography academics, has created the "Geography of Hate" in this vein, using Twitter data to map the most hate-filled states in America.
The internet is vast. It is a constantly changing landscape of GIFs and cats, which will make our future generations severely question our levels of productivity (blame Reddit). But what exactly happens in a single day on the web? How much content is created and shared in this enormous virtual space? The team at internetserviceproviders.org investigated and produced this rather nifty infographic about it.
A group of students at Carnegie Mellon University have created Acoustic Barcodes: a series of etched lines placed on almost any surface that is read by a system via the unique audible waveform given off when an object - like a fingernail or pen - is ran across the notches.
AntiSec hackers have posted 1,000,001 iPhone and iPad identification numbers onto Pastebin, with the claim this data was stolen from a laptop belonging to an FBI agent.Read More