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Long Live Gopher: The Techies Keeping the Text-Driven Internet Alive

The Gopher protocol isn’t supported by the modern web basically at all, but despite this, it lingers on, a quarter century from its peak. Here’s how.
Ernie Smith
8.1.17
creepy
creepy

Untold Numbers of Canadians Are Streaming Live Online Without Their Knowledge

Daycares, churches, cops—it’s all streaming live.
Jordan Pearson
5.4.17
dark web
dark web

The Dark Web Isn’t Really a ‘Web’

It's a sparse and isolated place.
Jordan Pearson
4.27.17
Talk This Way
Talk This Way

Website That Simulates How Speech Works in Your Mouth Is So Weird and Cool

AaaaoooOOOhhhaaaaoOO!
Samantha Cole
3.20.17
Time Is a Flat TV
Time Is a Flat TV

The Secret History of a Fleeting Pre-Internet Digital Media Channel

As the history of digital media has become subsumed by the history of the internet, teletext remains largely forgotten. Yet like a fair-weather psychic, the technology anticipated things to come.
Cecilia D’Anastasio
3.3.17
Features
Features

Werner Herzog Has Met The Internet and It Is Us

In his new documentary "Lo And Behold," Werner Herzog explores the cave of never-forgotten dreams.
ALEX PASTERNACK
8.22.16
Internet
Internet

All Your Base Are Belong to 25 Years Of

Celebrating the first meme to be completely ruined.
Jordan Pearson
5.31.16
Music
Music

Why You Can’t Find Prince’s Music Online

Prince didn’t hate the internet, but he believed artists should be paid.
Jordan Pearson
4.21.16
Internet
Internet

FCC Plan Might Kill Verizon's “Supercookie” Tracking Once and For All

The FCC's new privacy proposal might end ISPs' ability to send unkillable tracking code without customers opting in, but the details will matter.
Janus Kopfstein
3.15.16
short circuit
short circuit

How Online Advertisers Will Guilt Trip You Into Disabling Your Ad-Blocker

Online advertisers are proposing a truce of sorts between publishers and people who use ad-blockers.
Nicholas Deleon
3.7.16
short circuit
short circuit

The Clock Is Ticking on Yahoo as We Know It

Yahoo is approaching a crossroads three and a half years into Marissa Mayer’s tenure as CEO.
Nicholas Deleon
2.2.16
Features
Features

The Tragedy of Ethiopia's Internet

Ethiopia turned its fledgling internet into a surveillance machine.
Justin Lynch
2.1.16