Archiving the World Wide Web

Twenty-eight years ago this month, I got onto the World Wide Web. First among my friends – and among the first few thousand web users anywhere in the world – I explored a tiny universe of content. But how did web surfers find anything before Google – a tool that came along several years later? … Continue reading Archiving the World Wide Web

Across the Metaverse

Have you heard about the “metaverse”? It’s the next new thing, according to Facebook founder-and-CEO-for-life Mark Zuckerberg. “Think about the metaverse as an embodied internet, where instead of just viewing content, you are in it,” he said recently as he announced the formation of a metaverse product group within the trillion-dollar social media colossus. So … Continue reading Across the Metaverse

World internet speed record shattered

More so now than ever before, we’re relying on the internet to keep us working, studying and entertained from the safety of our homes. And while Australia’s internet may not be top notch at the moment, a new discovery could one day see us shift to world-leaders in internet speed. But it’s not just Netflix … Continue reading World internet speed record shattered

Do you know where your online data is?

With our personal data constantly gathered and analysed, it’s the grim reality that the internet knows you better than you know yourself. As technology follows our patterns, in turn, it can predict our behaviour. “To understand someone, it’s not to ask what they think, it’s to observe their behaviours. You observe a pattern and patterns … Continue reading Do you know where your online data is?