Category Archives for Web

The Internet: Making Up Stuff Since 1995

The recent news of the death of Osama Bin Laden has sparked extensive traffic across social networks and the Internet as a whole. Personally, I found out about the event from Twitter a good 30 minutes before any major news … Continue reading

03. May 2011 by Alex Trevisan
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What We Can Learn From Amazon’s Cloud Crash

By now I am sure you heard of Amazon’s EC2 cloud server crash that shut down operations for several major websites including Reddit, Hootsuite, Quora, Foursquare, and many more over the past couple days. Since then, several articles have surfaced … Continue reading

27. April 2011 by Alex Trevisan
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Fits.me: The Virtual Dressing Room

Online clothes shopping is great. It allows you to browse thousands of different retailers to find the best price and style to fit your needs from the comfort of your own home. No need to cart your children through the … Continue reading

22. September 2010 by Alex Trevisan
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Shuffler: What You Get When You Mix Pandora and StumbleUpon

We all know online music is quite the rage. With sites like Pandora, Last.fm, Grooveshark, and Slacker Radio, we can be even lazier in our music selecting experience. Gone are the days when we need to manually discover new artists … Continue reading

17. August 2010 by Alex Trevisan
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Dissecting Twitter’s Capacity Issues

So a witty and original thought pops into your head and you need to share it with the world that instant in 140 characters or less.  Where do you turn? Twitter of course, but this time is different.  Instead of … Continue reading

29. June 2010 by Alex Trevisan
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