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Web

Putting Hotlinks on Ice

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. Hotlinks — what a perfect word for the practice of directly linking to a photograph or other high bandwidth item on someone else’s server. Hot with its implication of hot goods and thieves passing in the cybernight. The proper term is “direct linking”, and while more technically accurate, the latter […]

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Just Shelley

Crossed Emails

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. I’ve had three crossed email incidents in the last two days. In case you’re wondering, crossed email is when you send an email and the person you’re sending it to sends you an incoming email at the exact same time. Unless you’re in a furious exchange of emails, this is […]

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Legal, Laws, and Regs Web

Comments on the Communications Decency Act

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. My first real experience with the Internet was subscribing to a usenet on a symbolic modeling language. I remember reading a response from a researcher in Switzerland and deciding to write my first entry into the thread. Everytime someone would write from a different country I was awed. Where else […]

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Government

Comments on the Communications Decency Act

My first real experience with the Internet was subscribing to a Usenet on a symbolic modeling language. I remember reading a response from a researcher in Switzerland and deciding to write my first entry into the thread. Every time someone would write from a different country I was awed. Where else and in what other […]