Information Technology

Google protests against UN's ITU conference to protect an open and free internet


Google proclaims on a new page that A free and open world depends on a free and open web.

A new government treaty set to be agreed upon in December at the UN International Telecommunication Union (ITU) conference, threatens, according to Google, the very foundation of free flow of information in the internet.

Michelle Obama’s Speech brings in widespread internet attention from Twitter, Reddit, Facebook

Michelle Obama DNC speech

As politics gets heated up in anticipation for the Election on November 6th, we witnessed a great surge from Michelle Obama's emotionally charged yet positive speech about what it means to be a hard working American. The First Lady was able to get Twitter talking about her speech at 28,000 tweets per minute.

The twitter blog talks about the impressive numbers:

twitter wrote:

What's the difference between CISPA and SOPA?

CISPA Cyber Security Bill

You may be wondering what this new house resolution called CISPA (H.R. 3523), that passed the house with 268 votes is. This is a new cyber security legislation.

Top 5 Handy Tricks using SQL Queries

database SQL

Once in a while, as a developer, you'll see a cool new SQL statement that might blow your mind or question yourself on how you never came up with this. Such a magnificent SQL statement might have saved you hours of time. I wanted to go over some awesome tricks and tips in SQL that might make your database management easier.

Generating Buzz: Optimization for Social Media

Social Media Optimization

The place to start when utilizing any form of social media as an Internet marketing tool to promote your website is to first determine if that particular tool is the right one for your business. Bearing in mind that trending is not a sure-fire road to success, don't jump on the bandwagon just because it is what everyone else is doing.

Where is the Facebook Timeline?


Where is the Facebook Timeline?
If you have been keeping up with the latest trends in social media, there is no way you haven't heard about the new Facebook Timeline feature. What was touted by critics to be the ultimate stalking service has been late to develop on the social network.

Google 'do a barrel roll' easter egg

google do a barrel roll

If you happen to search 'do a barrel roll' on, google will surprise you with a very cool effect.

Yeah, they actually programmed google to do a barrel roll if you ask it to do so.

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