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Internet Turns 30 Years Old, But Don't Thank Al Gore
2013-01-01 11:45:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While you sift through Craigslist in hopes of finding used workout gear to kickstart that New Year's resolution, or check on Instagram to ensure no pictures from last night of you showed up on the site, wish a happy birthday to the very reason for it all, and no it's not Al Gore. The Internet is celebrating its 30th birthday today, January 1st, evolving into a necessity for our everyday lives since 1983. January 1, 1983 was...

Internet Hall Of Fame Names Its First Inductees
2012-04-24 10:00:49

Brett Smith for Redorbit.com He might not have technically invented the Internet, but that won´t stop Al Gore from being a first-ballot inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame awards program established by the Internet Society, a 20-year-old advocacy and educational organization, announced its first class of inductees, which includes the ex-vice president, on Monday at the Internet Society´s Global INET conference in Geneva, Switzerland. The inductees were...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.