December 18, 2015
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Colocation America Reviews: Conspiracy Theories

We get a little crazy when we group-Skype, so we thought “hey, let’s capture these great moments and put them on the web for four or five people to glance at and then leave.” But then, we had an even […]
December 14, 2015
video game nostalgia

Then vs. Now: Video Game Consoles

The History of Video Games Like most people my age (I’m 29, calm down), my first foray into games and gaming was the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), but video games had begun gaining traction as early at the 70’s […]
November 16, 2015
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The Internet: Then vs. Now

The Internet is a great place, filled with all the information you could ever want to learn about. Also, there’s a lot of crap on the Internet—like, a lot of stuff that really has gone by the wayside, websites or […]
October 21, 2014
comcast internet money

C.R.E.A.M.: The Internet, Telecoms, and Greed

In 1993, hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan released the song C.R.E.A.M., an acronym for Cash Rules Everything Around Me. How does the Wu-Tang Clan and their song about greed relate to the Internet? Clearly, you’ve never met the major telecom […]
October 7, 2014
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China’s Cyber War

We talk a lot about cyberattacks, hacking threats and security breaches, and it’s all gathered under the banner of “cyber warfare”. But what is happening in China—Hong Kong, specifically– is literal cyber war. Waging a War Online For those unfamiliar, […]
September 10, 2014
internet slowdown day

‘Internet Slowdown Day’ Invokes Spinning Wheel of Frustration

The ubiquitous spinning wheel: the symbol of your computer slowing down, websites taking forever to load, and just general slowness. It’s the bane of existence of everyone that’s ever used a computer. Today is Internet Slowdown day and the symbol […]
September 4, 2014
nfl technology

Big Data, Big Hits: The NFL’s New Tech

The NFL season is upon us—tonight, the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks take to the gridiron and face off against the Green Bay Packers in the NFL’s first game of the 2014 season. The action on the field will be […]
July 16, 2014
tim draper california

California’s Six-State Split Makes it to Ballot, Still a Dumb Idea

This guy thinks he can run a state government… The folks who inhabit Silicon Valley think they can fix everything. Even government. Yes, the same people that brought us Snapchat and other meaningless tools to curb boredom think that they […]
June 23, 2014
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Arrogant OpenWireless Fails to Understand the Internet

This is why we can’t have nice things… Everyone loves free Wi-Fi, and that’s a fact; scientists have studied it, and 99% of people agree that free Wi-Fi is more of a necessity than food or breathing. The only downside […]