Category Archives: internets

Facebook Graph Search Breaks Your Privacy Settings

Facebook’s new Graph Search is broken. It was a sunny afternoon in Chinatown. I was taking my new Graph Search invite for a spin. After exhausting the—surprisingly long—list of females under 30 living in San Francisco, who went to MIT and like Seinfeld, I went for something more mundane, but far more sinister. “Photos of My Brother”. Pesky privacy-conscious […]

eternal september — a slice of internets history

Students and professors, let’s ring in this fall semester with a tid-bit of Internet history. As you may already know, the Internet has it’s origins in the defense industry.  Afterall, it was APRANET [a (D)ARPA project] before it was the Internet. However besides being a military endeavor, it was also an academic one. Usenet, “the […]