A third generation of web technology could return the web to its original ideals – but do we really want it?
The past and present of Google – what’s next?
As Google turns 20, a look at how the company has grown – and what the next two decades might bring for the company.
The Space Jam website circa 1997 – all those planets are clickable.
Web design has come a long way since the days of blue hyperlinks and flashy GIFs.
Cloistered nuns in the Monastery of Saint Clare in the western Mediterranean Sardinian city of Oristano.
A key to the successful growth of Jesuits were handwritten letters – transported through trade ships from India.
A geographical map depicting hotbeds of dark web activity related to illegal products. Larger circles indicate more activity.
The deep and dark web can be a scary place, but modern open-source technologies funded by the Defense Department can help explore it.
A supporter of the Pirate Party in Reykjavik, Iceland.
AP Photo/Frank Augstein
While the US is reeling from rampant fake online news, political movements in Europe are using the internet as a powerful democratic symbol to win elections. Will cyber-optimism or pessimism win?
Web addresses from Shutterstock.
This year marks the 30th birthday of .au domains. We've come a long way but there's big change ahead.
Do we need a decentralised web?
The world wide web today is more useful and accessible to more people than it ever has been. So why do some early pioneers of the web think it has been ruined?
Ad blockers are here to stay so advertisers need to think differently to reach their target audience.
Online publishers are losing millions in lost earnings to ad blockers. But they are here to stay. So how can advertising change to reach its audience?
The web should expand our horizons, but instead it’s shrinking our view.
A web obsessed with gathering data about our habits becomes less valuable to us, showing us only more and more of the same.
What comes next in an Australian domain name could be up to you.
The rules that govern what Australian web address people can register could be changed to allow more personalised .au domain names.
Signals from space: can a network of satellites really provide affordable access for all to the internet?
Several companies are planning to build network of satellites in space to provide intenet access across the globe. But can it work and will it be affordable?
The growing trend: searching the web from your smartphone.
With more people using the web from hand-held devices the search giant Google wants you to see more mobile-friendly websites.
Now with added “2”.
The web has moved on since 1991, now HTTP has been updated too.
If the web needs new rules,who makes them?
Flickr / ocean.flynn
Web founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee wants an online “Magna Carta” to protect and ensure the independence of the internet. He’s also created a Web We Want campaign, calling on people to generate a digital bill…
Who’s watching you?
You might have seen this week that there’s a campaign regarding the future of the internet. Its chief proponents? NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, inventor of the web Tim Berners-Lee, journalist Glenn…