Internet topics

How to check if a website is vulnerable to Heartbleed

Worried about the new security problem called “Heartbleed”? Here is a way to check if a site is vulnerable. Go to http://filippo.io/Heartbleed/

Future of the Internet of things

Source: Daily Infographic

Quote of the week

Anything you put on the internet is gonna get stolen. It’s preferable if it gets shared or linked to but often it gets copied and copied again.—Scott Hanselman at his well-known blog

Monday links

What you need to know about 3D printers for today and tomorrowBeyond the hype, there are real uses for this technology, but also some key barriers yet to be addressed—Galen Gruman at InfoWorld The Web at 25 in the U.S.Report about Internet usage in the US from the Pew Research Internet Project FTC: Identity theft […]

Tuesday links

Online “experts” are full of hot airDick Pountain examines the negativity in online comments Why you should be scared of Comcast and Time Warner Cable mergingAt The Verge, Bryan Bishop explains why he thinks the merger of the two largest cable companies would be bad for consumers. Ok GoogleThere can be little doubt that, just […]

Monday links

Back to the future: Dusting off Bill Gates’ The Road AheadAt Ars Technica, Sean Gallagher speculates about Bill Gates’ new position at Microsoft. He examines Bill Gates’ past actions and wonders if he can help Microsoft adjust to a changed world of computers If a Story Is Viral, Truth May Be Taking a BeatingTruth has […]

Monday links

Here’s 10 things I did before I wrote this blog post title. What happened next will shock youWhat a crap title, eh? Just the worst. But this kind of linkbait garbage is rampant on our internet – that’s yours and my internet, people – and we’re promoting their chicanery by spreading their links—Scott Hanselman makes […]