internet

A look behind the curtain at secrets of internet advertising

Summary: Here is a look behind the curtain at the advertising that supports the internet. The coding and software that controls the advertising controls much of what we see. The internet — the information superhighway — has become a major source of information for most Americans. Those that control it, control us. Sometimes that control …

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The online bubble is bursting. Ask why this keeps happening to us.

Summary; Slowly people begin to see that the third investment bubble has begin to burst, as in the report below about ad-supported online industries. It’s too soon to see the scale of the bubble, or do more than guess at the consequences. But we can understand these bubbles, why they repeat, and make it the …

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About America’s biological attack on the Ukraine army

Summary: This month’s hot undernews concerns the small epidemic in Ukraine, said to be caused by release of the California Flu from a US research lab. Here we do the usual diagnostic, tracing the story from its origin as propaganda by rebels to its appearance as exciting news on popular websites. How many people have …

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Looking at the FM website project after six million views and 40 thousand comments.

Summary: Last week the FM website had its six millionth page view since starting in November 2007. Over 33 thousand posts, over 40 thousand comments.  Here are our top hits for 2015 so far, plus a few thoughts about the project.  {2nd of 2 posts today.} Top hits for 2015 Here are the top 16 …

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