About Snopes

24 days ago

nelson : About Snopes - Some detail about the people behind the fact-checking website


25 days ago

nelson : freegeoip.net - Free service to locate IP addresses

Rise and Fall of ARPANET

1 month ago

nelson : Rise and Fall of ARPANET - Article about the animated GIF of the growth of the early internet

Internet growth 1969-1989

1 month ago

nelson : Internet growth 1969-1989 - Animated GIF

BBS history

3 month ago

nelson : BBS history - Nice overview of early social media

Offline Movie Reviews

4 month ago

nelson : Offline Movie Reviews - A project demonstration data scraping and mobile access without Internet

Internet Trolls and election

4 month ago

nelson : Internet Trolls and election - More details on 4chan trolling, pepe

Adblock Plus sells ads

4 month ago

nelson : Adblock Plus sells ads - Completely sleazy evolution; stealing revenue from publishers

WeChat’s world

5 month ago

nelson : WeChat’s world - overview of a very popular social / payment app in China

Ubiquiti Amplifi

5 month ago

nelson : Ubiquiti Amplifi - A new home wifi network system that implements mesh networking

DNS Privacy

8 month ago

nelson : DNS Privacy - Speculation on privacy-preserving DNS systems

The Green Papers

9 month ago

nelson : The Green Papers - Political wonk site, old school web

BGP in 2015

12 month ago

nelson : BGP in 2015 - Excellent data on a core Internet protocol


13 month ago

nelson : Chanterculture - A reactionary counterculture on the Internet, connections to Trump's popularity

Worthless startup stock

13 month ago

nelson : Worthless startup stock - Downrounds and low acquisition prices make for screwed employees

Riot Direct results

13 month ago

nelson : Riot Direct results - League of Legends doing its own Internet peering, results of latency

The Trace on Sandy Hook hoaxers

13 month ago

Andy Baio : The Trace on Sandy Hook hoaxers - inside the hateful world of mass shooting conspiracy theorists

nelson : Sandy Hook hoaxers - A harmful delusion

Internet security history

14 month ago

nelson : Internet security history - From May, long detailed article

Rural gigabit fiber

15 month ago

nelson : Rural gigabit fiber - Just south of me. Expensive, but will be amazing for those houses

Russian subs vs. cables

15 month ago

nelson : Russian subs vs. cables - Weird failure of imagination in this article; only risk cited is "cutting the cable". How about tapping?

Transport protocols

15 month ago

nelson : Transport protocols - Nice overview of UDP and TCP (and QUIC)

Privacy icons

16 month ago

nelson : Privacy icons - Ideas on something like Creative Commons, but for privacy attestations

Maciej on ads and privacy

16 month ago

nelson : Maciej on ads and privacy - Phenomenal talk slides about the modern state of privacy on the Internet

Google's network design

17 month ago

nelson : Google's network design - Details of datacenter networking technology

.io TLD history

18 month ago

nelson : .io TLD history - A sad story of imperialism. Attn @migurski