Internet topics

How browsers work

Here is a video that takes a look at how browsers work and explains concepts like DOM and rendering. It also looks at where browsers have limitations.

Useful and informative websites

Best Free PC GamesDo you like computer games? Here are the 10 best free ones from 2013 as chosen by TechSupportAlert The ABCs of the Internet of ThingsYou’ve heard the term and probably read stories about smart homes where the toaster talks to the smoke detector. But what makes it all connect? When will it […]

The Internet of Things comes to your home

One of the hot topics these days is the Internet of Things (IOT). People have been talking about the day when almost any device, gadget, or home appliance will be connected to the Internet. Will you soon be able to control all your home appliances remotely? Many say that this development is coming in the […]

The era of cloud computing

More and more of the world’s computing is now done on somebody else’s computer, i.e. online in the “cloud”. The New York Times recently had a whole section on cloud computing. According to the Times, “Analysts estimate that over the next six years 90 percent of new spending on Internet and communications technologies will be […]

Monday links

Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport DataIn a paper published in the journal Science, physicists at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at the Delft University of Technology reported that they were able to reliably teleport information between two quantum bits separated by three meters, or about 10 feet—John Markoff in the New York Times […]