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6 musicians who wouldn’t exist without the Internet

For every Tila Tequila and Chris Crocker, who think they can sing just because they have millions of fans on YouTube and MySpace, there’s a small handful of really talented musicians waiting for their moment to shine — and hoping that the Internet will be their gateway to fame.

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A visual history of the Internet

The website Online MBA has posted a visual timeline that illustrates major milestones in the development of the Internet as we know it today.

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You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

“You Are Not a Gadget”

Jaron Lanier pushes for more power to the people in his commentary on the present state of the Internet, “You Are Not a Gadget.”

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Is the Internet destroying thought?

New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani takes on the downside of the Internet, social media, and online culture in a thoughtful essay, “Texts without Context

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18 hours! Big jump in Internet use in Harris poll

Yep, you spend a lot of time online.

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Off-the-charts numbers about info-overload

A new report documents the astonishing information overload we’re experiencing from the web, Twitter, Google, and other sources.

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Trove of status update stats from Pew report

A new report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project provides a trove of data and insight into social media use, status updates, and Twitter use.

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