The Facebook wall is our social document of record. Etched in rock like an Attic tablet, the things said on a wall provide a poignant look back at who said what, and when. Not anymore. Timeline lets you rewrite history.
There's a bit of tension among Welsh internet activists, with some petitioning for a Welsh .cymru top-level domain, while others prefer the safer option of using .wales so it doesn't confuse outsiders quite so much.
Have you made something awesome with Lego Mindstorms NXT? A sweet walking robot, perhaps? Wouldn't it be cool if you could control it from work? Or to have it Tweet when something happens? Well, the future is now!
Cash-strapped serious gossip portal WikiLeaks is about to come under renewed scrutiny from the US Justice Department, thanks to a court ruling forcing Twitter to hand over details of who accessed the site's account.
Kickstarter is full of awful, ill conceived, downright dumb ideas. So is the internet. So is the universe. But it's also festooned with crazy-good thinking, ingenuity, and imagination. It's fun and unfettered. It's the opposite of the tech industry.
We could well be about to see a blanket ban on easy access to usenet archive site Newzbin, with the Motion Picture Association now asking another two UK ISPs to restrict access to the popular download resource.
Is it flattering to have people mistake you for Julian Assange? That's what happened to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, who confused UK border controls when they thought the Wikipedia man was notorious international man of mystery Assange.
That's PC World/Currys Star Wars advert launched over the weekend. If you don't spend your Saturdays hunched up in front of ITV "live tweeting" about mentally unstable people, here it is. They've even ruined the Imperial March. [YouTube]
The UK government and a collection of the most aggressive data-gatherers out there have announced Midata -- a new way for you to easily request and see all the various data the big corporations currently have within your files.
BT's efforts to stop users accessing the Newzbin usenet archive doesn't appear to be working, thanks to a combination of Newzbin's own bypassing app and the general technical awareness of those who enjoy the internet's last great untamed wilderness.
A bunch of cyber security experts from the EU and the US have been messing about with some pretend cyber attack scenarios, making plans for what would happen in the event of a proper, damaging electronic attack.
Citing employees at Hamburg Data Protection, Bloomberg claims that Facebook's cookies will still actively track your online activity even if you've cancelled your account. But it mostly just seems like tin hat paranoia.