Internet: The Decline of Movies and TV

Whatever Happened To The Internet Dream? (Part 3) In part 1, I complained how the internet has ruined culture, and in part 2 how it is ruining politics and religion.  Today I delve into an area that is a little more personal: movies and TV. 1999: The Year That Didn't Change Movies 1999, is a …

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Internet: The Death of Politics and Religion

Whatever Happened To The Internet Dream? (Part 2) Something I almost never do in this blog is talk about politics and religion, and I am only going to talk about it in the most generic terms here.  My thesis for today is that the wealth of information available through the internet is having unexpected consequences …

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The INTERNETZ is NOT destroying society

Telling the world that the internet is not destroying society is probably not going to get me a ton of hits, because who wants to read an article that is stating the obvious? So I thought I'd draw attention by misspelling internet.  If I really wanted to get hits, I'd lead with some bald face …

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SOPA will be the Death of the Internet

I have spent the last 15 years employed in the internet industry.  Not with one particular company, but with multiple companies, supporting pretty much every aspect of the web.  I did modem support, wireless support, search engine support, DNS support, domain name support, web server configuration, and I have run half a dozen websites, including …

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Other Virtual Women

More random notes from around the metaverse... The Vanity  Google Ever heard the term "vanity google"?  It's basically where you google your own name and any online monikers you may use, and it is actually a good idea to do every now and then, especially if you are being cyber bullied.  I tried googling myself …

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The Internet "Golden Age" is Closing

One of the first posts on this blog was about the future of the internet, and the likely decline of the "Golden Age of the Internet" to quote John Dvorak. My older post was about government and lawsuits causing a decline in online freedoms.  The freedom of the Internet seems to be on the decline …

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