The web is awash with information. Much of this information does not fit our individual tastes, interests, values, or worldview. Much of it is superfluous – at least to us – or just plain nonsense. But, there is also a vast amount of pertinent, interesting, compelling, uplifting, inspiring, and educational content that really does hit […]
Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like to tell customers how lightning fast their service is compared to that of other companies. But, of course, in the real world, the actual Internet speed you get will often not live up to the ideal promoted by your ISP. Wouldn’t it be great of there was an Internet speed test […]
Amazon’s cloud web hosting system Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently experiencing major problems. So, if an unusually large number of websites you’ve tried to visit have been down over the last few hours, this AWS outage may be the culprit.
Right now, the Internet Archive needs a bit of help and is asking for donations. If you have found the Wayback Machine as helpful a resource as I have over the years, I hope you’ll consider donating a few dollars to help keep this amazing resource up and running.
Do you find that you regularly need to open the same collection of websites at the same time? I certainly do.
Come across a word you don’t know while browsing? Or perhaps you just want to check that you have the meaning of a word correct. You can get word definitions without even leaving your browser. Just enter “define <word>” into a normal Google search. For example, to define the word “filibuster” just enter “define filibuster”. […]