Posts Tagged: internet

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    The List Of Basic Human Needs (Fixed)

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    In 1943 psychologist Abraham Maslow wrote a paper called A Theory Of Human Motivation which set out what he perceived as our basic needs, laid out in a hierarchy. Maybe it’s time to update Maslow’s hierarchy to fit in with the times we live in. Maybe someone’s already done this. Image Credits: Wikipedia and Geeks… Read more »

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    You May Have Helped Map The Internet Without Knowing It

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    According to the Internet Systems Consortium there’s somewhere over 900 million things connected to the internet. This isn’t the amount of things, computers, mobile phones, tablets, that use the internet, but the number of things that have a public IP address. Maybe by correlating the locations of these public IP addresses you could make a… Read more »

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    GeoPlanet Data Resurfaces For Download; On The Internet Archive

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    Although I can’t find the originator of the saying that there’s no delete button for the internet, it’s a saying that’s very true. If you put something up on a web site, be it a photo, some text or perhaps a file of geographic data there’s a very good chance that someone else has a… Read more »

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    Not A Map On The Internet But A Map Of The Internet

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    We’re all used to seeing maps on the internet, but what about how the internet gets to each and every one of us so that we can see those maps? There’s a map for almost every occasion and this map shows how the internet deals with those problematic moments when you run out of land… Read more »

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    If You Live In The UK, You Need To Know About The Communications Data Bill

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    On Thursday June 14th. 2012, Theresa May, the UK Secretary Of State published the draft Communications Data Bill. If you’ve been reading or watching the UK media you might well be aware of this. The bill is hugely controversial, not least because it requires all UK internet service providers to track and store for 12… Read more »

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    On Conferences, Chairs, Breakfasts and Wifi Crashes

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    Think about the following three scenarios for a moment … Scenario One. You go to a conference. It doesn’t matter where or what the topic is but you turn up because you’ve been invited or because you’ve paid to attend. Breakfast is included in the conference package. There’s 400 people attending the conference but when… Read more »