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10 Hottest Digital Creative Jobs

10 Hottest Digital Creative Jobs

The world has gone digital. At this point, most companies big and small have a website, Facebook Page and Twitter handle. With these new digital properties comes a slew of digital jobs — with that comes the demand for new staff members to create digital assets, design logos, manage a website and transform sketches on napkins into actual products. In ... Read More »

Is Social Media Destroying Real-World Relationships?

Is Social Media Destroying Real-World Relationships?

There’s no doubt social media enables us to organize our real-world relationships, and even meet new people outside the digital realm — both of which can be great, life-enhancing things. But could social networking have an adverse effect on our quality of life? Consider this: 24% of respondents to one survey said they’ve missed out on enjoying special moments in person because ... Read More »

How a Google Search Travels Around the World

How a Google Search Travels Around the World

Google has put together an infographic that shows the journey of a search on the site, from how a query travels 1,500 miles at nearly the speed of light to hit different data centers around the world to how it ranks its results. In an infographic given to media, Google likens the web to a book with millions of pages. The search ... Read More »

Now There Are More Internet Addresses Than Stars in the Universe

Now There Are More Internet Addresses Than Stars in the Universe

Long story short: After this week’s switchover to a new protocol called IPv6, there are a whole lot of IP addresses on the Internet. How many more? Just one day after the world wide web made a permanent and forever change on Wednesday, CNN reported the Internet now has 340 trillion trillion trillion unique addresses. That’s 340 undecillion. We knew ... Read More »