Tag: internet

Sep 18, 2015

A Senior Learning to Use the Internet Just Wrote This Letter to Her Teacher

A Senior Learning to Use the Internet Just Wrote This Letter to Her Teacher

This hit me right in the feels.

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Jul 27, 2015

Hackers Take Control of a Car From Their Living Room

Hackers Take Control of a Car From Their Living Room

Two hackers have developed a tool that can hijack a Jeep over the internet. WIRED senior writer Andy Greenberg takes the SUV for a spin on the highway while the hackers attack it from miles away.

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Jun 10, 2015

All of the Best Text Emoticons on a Single Page

All of the Best Text Emoticons on a Single Page

All of your favorite text emoticons on a single page for easy copying and pasting into your text message or comment.

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May 6, 2015

A Woman Just Uncovered Rihanna’s Fashion Muse… It’s Characters from the Mario Universe

A Woman Just Uncovered Rihanna’s Fashion Muse… It’s Characters from the Mario Universe

The Met Gala is one of fashion’s biggest nights and the evening’s most talked about dress was the one worn by Rihanna, made by Chinese designer Guo Pei. It was that same evening when reddit user Ranzok’s girlfriend, Taylor (pictured above), realized something remarkable…. Rihanna gets her fashion inspiration from characters of the Mario…

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May 4, 2015

Can Someone Photoshop the Eiffel Tower Under My Finger? (40 Photos)

Can Someone Photoshop the Eiffel Tower Under My Finger? (40 Photos)

It was a seemingly harmless request. Like so many tourists before him, Sid Frisjes took a photo near the Eiffel Tower. His attempt to place his finger atop the iconic structure fell short but he posted the photo to Instagram anyway. #eiffeltower #Paris, nailed it! A post shared by Sid Frisjes (@sidfrisjes) on…

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Jul 27, 2014

Visualizing WiFi Signals Through Color and Photography

Visualizing WiFi Signals Through Color and Photography

Luis Hernan uses long exposure photography and an instrument called a Kirlian Device to try and visualize the wifi signals all around us. On his project website Digital Ethereal, Hernan explains: The Kirlian Device is an instrument designed to reveal qualities of wireless networks. The device is named after Semyon Davidovich Kirlian, who discovered…

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Jun 13, 2013

Inside Facebook’s Data Center Near the Arctic Circle

Inside Facebook’s Data Center Near the Arctic Circle

On the edge of the Arctic Circle, where the River Lule meets the Gulf of Bothnia, lies Facebook’s newest data center in Luleå, Sweden. Launched earlier this week, the center is now handling live traffic from around the world. Facebook claims Luleå is likely to be one of the most efficient and sustainable data…

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