Tag: internet

The Evolution of the Web

The Evolution of the Web  presents an animated info graphic that delves deep into the evolution of technologies that made the internet. http://evolutionofweb.appspot.com/

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The Internet of Things

Here’s a rather fascinating infographic on the number of ‘things’ connected to the internet.   Including connected cows! http://blogs.cisco.com/news/the-internet-of-things-infographic/#  

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What they know

When you visit a popular website, that visit may trigger hundreds of tracker files that are used by other companies to track what you are doing across the web. This nice visualisation from the Wall Street Journal clearly shows the

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Right to link

TOTD attended an event on eCopyright for libraries and archives this week and heard a very interesting presentation from Struan Bartlett, Managing Director and Chairman on NewsNow and the Right2Link Campaign. The focus was on the right to link to

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Internet Detective

Are you interested in using the Internet effectively for studying? Well now you can with Internet Detective: http://www.vts.intute.ac.uk/detective/index.html Working through the scenarios, you can learn how to find good information, how to evaluate it and to make sure it is

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If you printed the internet

http://www.cartridgesave.co.uk/news/if-you-printed-the-internet/ Thanks to E for this.

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E-Learning

Last week we had a training day at the library where we learned about and tried out various e-learning websites and facilities. Here are a few we looked at: GCSE Bitesize (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/) is a very useful site for exam revision

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The Wayback Machine

Shockingly TOTD hasn’t covered The Wayback Machine before – an archive of the internet as it was.  Remind yourself what your web pages used to look like.  Revel in the past. It’s grown more recently and now includes video and

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good news for ‘net searchers

Apparently internet searching can boost your brain: http://www.livescience.com/health/081014-internet-brain-boost.html Good news for those who spend a lot of time searching the web.

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Time for Web 2.0?

It’s quickly apparent that getting involved in Web 2.0 (and/or Second Life) takes time.  But how much? http://museumtwo.blogspot.com/2008/04/how-much-time-does-web-20-take.html  

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