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January 31, 2014

This Might Be the End of the Internet As We Know It

…dial-up Internet access (remember when you could make a cup of coffee while a page loaded?). It turns out, your favorite website is a “non-preferred destination” according to your Internet

April 4, 2013

Florida Seniors Fight Ban on Internet “Sweepstakes” Cafes

Internet Cafes that double as gambling arcades. They claim that a proposed ban on so-called “convenience casinos” – known as the Internet Cafe Bill – could mean the end of…

March 28, 2014

How to find the answer to practically anything on the Internet

…to be happy we have the Internet.   Once upon a time, in the Pleistocene era, I used to go to libraries to find information. I remember researching college papers…

August 8, 2013

How Big Is the Internet?

…US military computers for the KGB. Sadly, Stoll is better known for writing a 1995 Newsweek article titled, “The Internet? Bah!” It was the year of the birth of what’s…

March 10, 2014

Revolution In Our Lifetime? Bitcoins, The Internet of Things & 3D Printing

…heading into an even more connected world. The Internet of Things is what it sounds like: every thing or object is connected to the Internet and through the Internet, they…

April 7, 2014

Tune In to Internet Radio: Music, Talk, Drama

Internet radio stations are filling the gap, taking over from conventional radio by offering us millions of songs, along with customized stations, niche topics and more. Here’s our quick guide…

April 15, 2013

The Internet Cat Video Fest (Really!)

…Walker Arts Center’s playlist of cat videos Click here to vote in the Internet Cat Video Festival Click here to visit the Internet Cat Video Festival on Facebook Click here…

October 29, 2013

WATCH: What Are We Doing With the Internet?

  “Fact! More than 2 billion people use the Internet. “Fact! The Internet can be used for good or evil. “Fact: Every day people spend $600,000 on Candy Crush “Fact:…

12/17/2018 | 11:45am12:45pm

@ The Center: Home Internet Access

The Internet, or web, is an information source, a way to connect with others, and a place to explore the world. In fact, the Internet is a world, and you…

January 25 | 2:45pm3:45pm

@ The Center: Home Internet Access

The Internet, or web, is an information source, a way to connect with others, and a place to explore the world. In fact, the Internet is a world, and you…

September 8, 2014

How the Internet Put a Powerful Quote in Meryl Streep’s Mouth

…does not deserve my patience.”   It’s no surprise that this quote got some viral action on Facebook and across the Internet last week. But helping it on its way…

September 13 | 11:30am12:30pm

@ The Center: Home Internet Access Lecture

The internet, or web, is an information source, a way to connect with others, and a place to explore the world. In fact, the Internet is a world , and…

August 20, 2015

North Country seniors will get help accessing the internet this fall

A lot of seniors in the North Country still don’t get how to use the internet. A group called Older Adults Technology Services, or OATS, has funding from New York…

December 20 | 2:00pm3:00pm

Trendy Technology Topics: Home Internet

Broadband, optical, firewall, net neutrality: Are you baffled by the buzzwords of internet access? Which technologies are best for home use and why? Once you have internet access, how do…

July 21, 2015

New NNY initiative aims to show seniors value of broadband Internet access

Many senior citizens in the north country don’t see the value of paying for broadband Internet access — a trend that a new program will aim to change by showing…