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17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing ...

Welcome to Today's Totally Modern Library: No 'Shushing' Allowed!

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.18.2013 | Books
Peter Mandel

Call me a Luddite if you like, but I keep wondering if it might not make some sense to have at least one outpost left in our over-wired world that just says no to glittering disks and glowing screens.

Browsing Is Dead

Claire Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Claire Gordon

If I want to watch a movie now, I just search and download or stream on Netflix. My browsing is limited to the genres "end-of-the-world" and "suburban dysfunction," which Netflix says are my favorites.

"Thank You" Redefined... Online

Gil Laroya | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gil Laroya

The online "e-card" is probably the closest to an actual "thank you" while still being virtual. Yet in my mind, how close does a real greeting card even get to being sincere?

Borders Grasps at Circuit City Gameplan

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Gerald Sindell

If you're just interested in what's new, you now need to visit twenty or thirty categories all over the store to see what's new in each one. Behold the art of browsing, enhanced.

City Lights Becomes a Waxworks

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Gerald Sindell

Busy as the store was, cashiers had nothing to do but chat with each other and answer the occasional reference question. City Lights had become a free browsing service for Amazon.

GOLDEN NOTEBOOK: Plugging Into The Future

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Conniff

The conventions of the book require an obvious organizational structure. The multi-media web is the new book--the Supernovel --and it is inherently open-ended.