Diversions

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Want to see an old version of your favorite website? Check out the Wayback Machine. This Internet Archive project has cataloged websites for the last five years and has over 100 terabytes of data, the largest database ever built. Unreal. If you’re a geek like me you might be interested in O’Reilly Network’s article How […]

Because Popup Ads Suck

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Saw this a couple of days ago on Daypop and meant to post it. The kind owner of Technoerotica posted a page of opt-out links that includes many of the web’s common advertisers. An article describing a study by E-poll mentions they learned that 36% (do the math) of consumers like some form of internet […]

Old Usenet Messages

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Here’s one that’s making the rounds. Google announced Tuesday that it has made 20 years worth of Usenet posting archives available in Google Groups. How cool is this blast from the past? Great internet history here. Oh, and for fun I’m gonna look up my old posts to see how stupid I sounded then.