Internet

School

When I go for morning walk, usually it is between quarter to six and eight of clock, there are few sticklers like me, CSIF jawans who have to assemble for morning exercises and some students, and working people going to Mumbai in the buses. On the whole that is all that is there. But situation is changing very rapidly and scene is also getting for a change. Far away in the East, darkness is is giving way to the day and there is darkness is fading fast. It is becoming reddish in the East. The street sodium lights seem to… Read More »School

World Wide Web: Some interesting facts

Internet has become a part of our lives. Technology is making exponential progress. Messages, pictures and documents can be send to any part of the world in seconds. Paperless transactions of money can be done within minutes. We can get in touch with our friends and others live through internet. The World Wide Web or WWW as it is popularly referred was conceived in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN. It was invented to share documents among the scientific community across the globe using hyperlinks. And now it has reached the common man and there are at present about 4… Read More »World Wide Web: Some interesting facts

Trolls !! Origin of the Term

Today, hardly there will be someone who is on the Internet and not using any social media platforms like twitter, Facebook and YouTube. And almost everyone using social media must be familiar with the term “Troll”. There are people who intentionally attack others online by posting offensive comments, totally unrelated comments, pictures and memes to deviate attention, distract, demoralise. These are called Trolls and what they do is called “Trolling”. The victims, when they see their beliefs or convictions invaded get provoked and react with helplessness and anger. The more the person tries to defend himself more they are harassed.… Read More »Trolls !! Origin of the Term

Smartphone Security

Smartphones have become in an indispensable accessory for the modern day life. It can perform so many tasks in addition to the original functions of making calls and SMS. Now it can make photos and videos , financial transactions, browse the internet, mail. In contrast to the personal computer, mobile phones do most of these chores using Apps. It also holds the personal information of the owner. Hackers can send you malicious code hidden inside the innocuous looking videos or email and acquire the complete access to the private sensitive information. It happened recently and victim was not none other… Read More »Smartphone Security

Internet Data is Mind Boggling

Scale of data generated and used is astronomical in the internet. It becomes fruitless to figure out this on yearly, monthly even day basis. The scale is so mammoth that even 1 minute data will send your head spinning. What happens in 1 minute on internet  Facebook: 9,00,000 logins Whatsapp: 16 million text messages sent YouTube: 4.1 million videos viewed Google Play Store: 34200 app downloaded Instagram: 46200 posts updated Twitter: 452000 tweets Tinderbox: 990000 swipes Emails sent: 156 millions Spotify: 40000 hrs listened Amazon Echo: 50 devices shipped Linkedin: 120 new accounts opened GIFs sent via Messenger: 15000 Snapchat:… Read More »Internet Data is Mind Boggling