Monthly Archives: September 2010

Most dangerous places to surf the net

In my last post about Turks and the Internet, I warned readers to beware of surfing the net in Turkiye.  Here’s the reason. Internet security company AVG revealed most dangerous places to surf the net. Which country’s at the top … Continue reading

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Turks and the Internet

Being Turkish, I dived further into Turkiye’s internet usage I linked to a study on global Facebook usage in my last post because I was suprised with country rankings for Facebook users: US: 111 million (no surprise) UK: 23 million … Continue reading

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YouTube scores record of 100 videos per US user in May

First, let’s look at the facts: For the first time in YouTube history (Feb 2005-Sept 2010), the average American YouTube user has watched 100 videos in one month (May 2010) according to comScore (that’s 14.6 billion videos for 144.1 million … Continue reading

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Driving Distracts Cellphone Users

As one commentator said, this research is worthy of an Ignobel Prize. (Note: Not an Internet related topic, but I still had to post this up. Please scroll down to go to my actual post for the week).

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Great technology! Same generation gap

The amazing technology we wow at today is crud compared to what’s coming.  How do I know? Evidence 1: This is a calculator adding machine Arithmometre in 1887. 100 years later, we have the pocket calculator. Further down the line, … Continue reading

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