Category Archive: Internet

Jun 15 2017

The GIF Format Turns 30 Today

In a little bit of news that has the geekier side of the internet smiling, the .gif file format turns 30 today, June 15th, 2017. Yep, the same file format that beings you all those horribly annoying 1 second long looping animations on every buzzfeed top 10 list, the file format that no one wants …

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Jun 06 2017

No, I’m Not Excited For E3 2017

The yearly Electronics Entertainment Expo, known as “E3” will be taking place from June 13th through the 15th, 2017. As usual, the gaming community, both average gamers and the games media, are getting excited to see what Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft, and the dozens of major 3rd party game publishers will be showing off. As the …

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Jun 01 2017

The One Big Problem In Using A YouTube Video As An Article Subject

As anyone who follows this site will notice, many of the article subjects on this site are videos that are usually, if not pretty much always hosted on YouTube. This isn’t normally a problem, and the worst I’ve had before is maybe a one-off video being deleted, or something that isn’t allowed to be embedded …

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Jun 01 2017

Scamming An IRS Scammer

Stumbling across this today it looks like last night one of the YouTubers I like and have featured before, Carey Holzman, got a very odd voicemail from what is obviously an IRS scammer. As a response, he set up a quick (20 minute) live stream to discuss who the scammers might be, why they are …

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May 12 2017

Facebook And That Little Flower Reaction

Ya know, I thought people had better memories than they seem to. This past week on Facebook, I noticed people talking about a little “flower” reaction, alongside the usual heart, laugh, cry, anger, and all that. This, as you probably know by now, is the “Thankful” reaction, which was introduced last year, just a little …

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May 05 2017

Bits And Bytes – Program 5: Communication Between Computers

Alright, finally we’re getting to something that will feel familiar to everyone: networking! More correctly, the pre-internet computer networking methodology known as BBS’s, via literally dialing a number and putting a phone on the modulator-demodulator – a modem, if you are old enough to remember those kinds of things! This episode shows our friend Billy …

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Apr 08 2017

Alleged IRS Scammer Kingpin Gets Arrested In Mumbai!

In a nice bit of scammer news, a man by the name of Sagar Thakkar was arrested in Mumbai as the suspected leader of a ring of IRS phone scammers. I’ve covered a few of these scams before, where people are cold-called out of nowhere and told that they owe some extremely high amount in …

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Apr 05 2017

“Psycho Family” Documentary Review

Psycho Family is a documentary, released April 3rd of 2017, which covers the story of the YouTube video phenomena known as “The Psycho Series.” I covered the gist of the series in my previous article on the documentary, so we will skip that and go right into the review. https://www.go90.com/shows/psychofamily The Documentary is broken up …

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Apr 04 2017

Psycho Family: The McJuggerNuggets Documentary

On June 6th, 2016, YouTuber Jesse Ridgway ended what would become known as “The Psycho Series”, a 3 year video series that spanned at it’s core 50 episodes, but in total included well over 600 videos over those 3 years, all of which told the story of a young gamer and his dysfunctional family. You …

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Mar 09 2017

EliteCon – The Convention With No Cosplay!

Many of the people I socialize with on Facebook stem from the local anime convention scene. While I’m starting to get burnt out on conventions on a whole, I do still go to them and pay some attention to the scene; at least, when I feel like it. Making the rounds on my feed though …

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