Texting Do’s and Don’ts in Online Relationships

When you’re in the early stages of getting to know a potential partner on a dating platform, a lot of your communicating will be done via texts. Unlike chatting and flirting in the real world when conversations will flow, allowing you to develop a natural rapport, online messages need to convey emotions, pass on compliments,[…]

What to Do if Your Social Security Number is Stolen

Of all the data to which a hacker can gain access, your Social Security number is one of the most problematic. The havoc they can wreak upon your life with those nine digits in hand is limited only by the scope of the usurper’s imagination. Sadly, security breaches in which this information is being compromised[…]

Instagram Mastery: Grow Your Business To 10,000+ Followers

Research shows that Instagram is good for business. In fact, brands with over 100K followers have grown by more than 163% in the last two years alone. So, how can Instagram achieve this for your business? Well, it’s through a combination of direct sales, brand recognition and target audience engagement. But to achieve these results[…]

‘The Medium Is the Message’: Marshall McLuhan Predicted the Internet and Its Dangers

McLuhan lives on today as the immortal saint of electronic culture. The 20th-century futurists were susceptible to making some incredible predictions.  2020 is already shaping up to be a hugely pivotal year, but now that we’re here we can look back and easily see just how inaccurate several predictions turned out to be.  For instance,[…]

Can a Virtual Relationship Work?

There are many reasons why people enjoying a relationship might find themselves separated by distance – work commitments, college courses, and so on. Perhaps they met on holiday and aren’t just a matter of miles apart but living in different timezones! Online dating sites has given singles the opportunity to contact prospective partners from a[…]

Tips to Help You Pick the Best Apps for Listening to Podcasts

Over the years, people have continued to enjoy getting information, entertainment, and relaxation all from the same source. Over the years, technology has continued to evolve, and now podcasts are available to us. It’s a relatively new technology that provides the information, entertainment, and relaxation we desire, even on the go. Thousands of podcasts are[…]

5 Advantages of Doing an Online Degree Program

There is nothing that feels fun than having the right academic papers at hand. With the proper documents, securing a better job is not much of a challenge, especially in this harsh economy. Unfortunately, not many people can attend a traditional classroom setting. Poverty and busy schedules are to blame for their inability. Thankfully, today,[…]

The Top Instagram Strategies to Boost Your Following and Engagement

Instagram is a mammoth of a playground. As a platform that over a billion users, it’s one of the most successful marketing tools in the world, but also one where it’s hard to get ahead. And if you’ve been struggling with trying to boost your status on Instagram and grow a following, we’ve compiled a[…]

A Guide to In-Building Wireless Solutions

Our day by day reliance on cell phones has become a massive piece of our cutting edge fundamentals such as gas, power and water. It is our web, email, individualized computing, camera, video recorder, internet-based life, television, motion pictures, music, maps, schedule mapper, book reader, digital recording, gaming, applications, and obviously, our discussion and content[…]

Three Recent Internet Language Trends

Which of these trends will stick around, and which are passing fads? Introduction Social media has created an entirely new linguistic ecosystem, with new words, phrases and features for expressing ourselves cropping up all the time. Last year, internet language expert Gretchen McCulloch – whose best-selling book “Because Internet” is its own noteworthy language event[…]

The Internet at 50: The Night the Internet Was Born

50 years ago there was no expectation of where the achievement would lead, and the real impact would not begin to be understood for almost 20 years. UCLA October 29, 19699:30 p.m.  Boelter Hall is a nondescript but pleasant enough brick building on the UCLA campus, framed by California olive trees and bordered by the grass-lined[…]

The Internet At 50: How the Dot-Com Bubble Burst

As the new millennium began, greed, ignorance, and misplaced hopes within the tech world nearly destroyed the financial potential for the internet. “When will the Internet Bubble burst?” For scores of ‘Net upstarts, that unpleasant popping sound is likely to be heard before the end of this year.” Jack Willoughby, Barron’s, March 2000 It was[…]

5 Milestones That Created the Internet, 50 Years after the First Network Message

The first internet communication was underwhelming, thanks to a computer crash. But a lot has happened since then – including key decisions that helped build the internet of today. Introduction Fifty years ago, a UCLA computer science professor and his student sent the first message over the predecessor to the internet, a network called ARPANET.[…]

The Internet at 50: Four Steps in Transforming the Digital World

The internet may have been “born” in October 1969, but it then percolated for years as complex, near-impenetrable masses of data stored in computers around the world. “I don’t feel like a father of anything. It’s not how I think of myself. Every now and again, I think, ‘you know what? I invented the search[…]

How Google, Apple and Microsoft Will Change Education in the Future

Technology is the driving factor that will change the face of education in the years to come. This is evident over the last few years with devices and online tutorials edging their way into the school curriculum. The giant companies such as Google, Apple and Microsoft are the main players who strive for improving the[…]

A Stuttered Hello to ARPANET: How the Internet Was Born

On October 29, 1969, an experiment at UCLA sparked a communication revolution, the implications of which are still unfolding nearly five decades later. The Spark Introduction In the late hours of October 29, 1969, an apparently insignificant experiment carried out in a lab in the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) would spark a[…]