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Internet Traffic Patterns Favor Facebook

March 24th, 2010

Tweet A little more than seven percent of the United States’ data traffic went to Facebook last week, marking the first time that Google’s search page wasn’t number one since 2007. The previous market share holder was myspace.com, the previous winner of the social media wars. Google’s search page took in 7.03% of Internet traffic […]

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Easy Steps to Simplify Your Ecommerce Services

March 23rd, 2010

Tweet Credit card processing, PayPal, shopping cart software, payment gateways, product pages…the number of ecommerce solutions needed when opening an online store can get overwhelming, particularly for those new to the industry. Not only does the front end need to work and look good, but there is also an entire batch of backend software needed […]

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A Green Net

March 22nd, 2010

Tweet The Internet is rapidly becoming the default communications network, displacing or subsuming traditional communications technologies like television, print media and even telephone service. The incredible growth of the Internet has increased the power consumed by service providers and web hosting services by a tremendous amount. While the Net is very efficient compared to larger, […]

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Fixing the problem

March 19th, 2010

Tweet Releasing CO2 into the atmosphere is a bad idea, no matter what you think about the causes of global climate change. Even if you don’t agree that the increase in average temperatures around the world is caused solely by man, the science suggests that adding more is a bad idea, if only for the […]

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Solar energy

March 18th, 2010

Tweet It may not seem like it at first glance, but fossil fuels are actually a form of solar energy. Fossil fuels were once organic material, plants, animals and bacteria, that lived millions of years ago. All of these organisms got their power from the sun, often through stages. Plants converted solar energy into chemical […]

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Carbon Dioxide

March 17th, 2010

Tweet By this point, everyone knows that carbon dioxide has some impact on the global climate. There are arguments about the degree, but the scientific data is pretty conclusive: carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will lead to increased temperatures around the world, which will, in turn, lead to a variety of ecological catastrophes. According to […]

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Replacements for fossil fuels

March 16th, 2010

Tweet The traditional method of getting energy has been, since the 19th century or so, to burn it. Every energy generation method developed during the Industrial Revolution has relied on burning something to get power, and then moving that power where it was needed. In the very early days of the Industrial Revolution, the goal […]

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From the ground up

March 15th, 2010

Tweet Another problem facing humanity due to its dependency on fossil fuels is how important petroleum is to everything we do. We use oil and its derivatives in every facet of our industry, from power generation and manufacturing to medicine and agriculture. The last Green Revolution was actually agricultural, when a huge increase in the […]

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It isn’t easy being green

March 12th, 2010

Tweet There’s been a lot of talk about green energy lately, with the development of a ‘green industry’ being part of the various economic initiatives in the United States and elsewhere in the First World. Indeed, ‘green’ is a term being tossed around a lot, so much in fact that the word’s actual meaning is […]

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Add a favicon to your site

March 11th, 2010

Tweet When you browse the web, you may notice that in your tabs next to the site names are small graphical icons. These so-called favicons add a professional finish to a website, and help visitors keep track of sites visually. Although you might think it would be difficult, it’s actually quite simple to add a […]

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