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You are being lied to about Virtual Reality | GEGATT

I like to call this the Lawnmower Man effect. Or, the period at which home computers had gotten to a point where science fiction writers (especially for movies) could begin imagining a world where the immersion of intellect into a ...
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The very backbone of the Internet Lies in relationships you know nothing about | GEGATT

Back before the WWW or world wide web as we know it, before HTML and CSS and PHP and the almost universal use of email over the USPS (or other country postal services), we had individuals who ran servers from ...
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If You’re Not Using an E-Reader You’re Not Alive | GEGATT

Sony, way back, was the leader in e-reader technology. Back when e-ink was a new thing, and then not a new thing, but still not widely adopted and now that it’s been co-opted by the Amazon for its e-reader Kindle ...
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Facebook may be like drinking to Kool-aid, find out why | GEGATT

There was a time, not so long ago, when Facebook didn’t exist and when it finally appeared it was called The Facebook. Based on the simple premise, used by Harvard houses, of a virtual directory with pictures, Facebook was Zuckerberg’s answer ...