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Privacy & Security Links

These are a collection of links noted in the Appendix, “Privacy and Security on the Internet and the Web”, in the upcoming 5th edition of Searching and Researching. Virus Bulletin : Independent Malware Advice For more information on viruses, check the hyperlinks at “Virus Bulletin: Independent malware Advice,” (tags: anti-virus antivirus advice internet malware […]

The Web’s Stories, Embedding Silicon Chips inside Human Cells, Google Chrome Videos

These links may not go too well together, but they are the some of the ones I was getting together for my class, Introduction to Computer Science, the other day. The first is another good TED talk. Jonathan HArris talks about ways to map, view the stories, blog entries on the Web. Very interesting stuff, […]

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An agglomeration of links for 2010-01-31

Visited bloglines and some blogs today and I came up with a few interesting links. The first is a link to the way Eun-Ha’s video Now and Then is referenced in a course dealing with Flash animation. The second is to a search feature at Harper’s Index, and the third is to the 2010 Edge […]

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Internet Stats and domain tools

Two links for Internet statistics and domain tools. Internet Usage World Stats – Internet and Population Statistics Internet World Stats is an International website that features up to date world Internet Usage, Population Statistics and Internet Market Research Data, for over 233 individual countries and world regions. (tags: demographics stats technology reference) Domain Tools: Whois […]

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Links for 2010-01-03: About Wave & YAPeople Finder

links for 2009-12-02 — Google Wave Links (tags: goolgewave tutorials) | free people search, find the public records of everyone (tags: peoplesearch personal search web2.0 identity find)

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Similar image search; Search Royal Society publications 1665 – present

Two links to some outstanding searching and researching resources. The first is an image search engine that finds images similar to one you submit. It seems to work fairly well. the second is an easy-to-use tool for searching the publications of the Royal Soceity! Read works by Newton, Franklin, and others. Find Similar Images with […]

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PHP & JSON, Style guides, Internet laws links for 2009-10-29

PHP: json_encode – Manual (tags: development json php) The Ultimate Resource Guide List for MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE “Here you will find resource pages for each different style, university tutorials, and free work cited generators. By viewing examples of research papers and using programs that are designed to facilitate your style accuracy, you can […]

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Interesting tools – editing images, generating text and phrases, power guide to Chrome

Came across a nice collection of tools the other day. Also an interesting article in reporting on a study that reinforces the notion of learning by discovery. Actually the article was about learning by making mistakes, but as you learn by discovery you’re likely to make a few mistakes along the way. Splashup “Splashup, formerly […]

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Web 2.0 5 years later, open data and searching

Web Squared: Web 2.0 Five Years On: Web 2.0 Summit 2009 – Co-produced by TechWeb & O’Reilly Conferences, October 20 – 22, 2009, San Francisco, CA “Five years ago, we launched a conference based on a simple idea, and that idea grew into a movement. The original Web 2.0 Conference ( now the Web 2.0 […]

Podcast links for July 2009

Been working on a chapter about podcasts, and came up with this collection of links. Podcast directory, podcast reviews and podcasting resource : is a podcast directory that helps you find podcasts, read and write podcast reviews, listen to podcasts and share your podcast with others. (tags: podcast Directory Podcasts podcasting audio search […]