Archive for the 'OneWebDay' Category

A OneWebDay Beach Walk from 2007

In 2007, a lady called Rox from Hawaii contributed this charming video to OneWebDay.

A world without the Web: Celebrating OneWebDay 2010

OneWebDay is a celebration held every September 22 with a goal of educating lovers of the Internet around the world about the importance of the open Internet. At OpenSRS, we put together a short video that asks the hypothetical question, “Without the Web, how would we…?”
We had a lot of fun putting it together and [...]

For Love of the Internet

Being the daughter of the only people STILL USING DIALUP today, it’s quite a feat that I was able to not only catch up with the rest of society in terms of the Internet, but now I am surging ahead. Should I be worried about them finding this video? TRUST ME, they will never find [...]

The importance of a free and open Web

The Internet can be likened to a public playground. Everyone is welcome, and the more curiosity and imagination a user has, the more fun and interesting the Web experience becomes. Take the Google search engine, for example—an empty playground. With the search bar gracing the browser’s home page, millions of documents and resources are instantly [...]

Wow, Wow, Wow, World Wide Web!

And I’ve come to appreciate how much I’ve learned from all the free access. Beyond a college education it is up to me to learn and the web gives me a wealth of knowledge to invest in.

when OneWebDay met YouTube

One of the major benefits of the developments of the Internet is its ability to eliminate the elements of space and time in mass communications

Fraternitas Aeternus (Brothers Forever)

I’ll go ahead and say it off the bat: this is not like the other brother story. In fact, I’ve known my brother my entire life: I’ve changed his diapers, played with him in the backyard, picked on him, teased him, argued with him, congratulated him, and held him when he’s cried. But [...]

Free WiFi for ALL!

I don’t pay for internet access. I count myself among the lucky few in the nation that have a free wireless connection from the comfort of home.
If you’re having visions of me sitting at a desk or in a comfy chair, let me squash them now. My trade-off for free net access? I have to [...]

The Strength of the Web as a Medium

What is the Web good for? How is the web different from other forms of media? How is it better? How is it worse?
These are all questions that have arisen during the past 40 years as the Web has emerged to become what we know it as today. But, how does the Web affect traditional [...]

Overcoming the Digital Divide

The gap between those who have access to information technologies and those who do not is referred to as the digital divide. Our society has become so immersed and connected to the Internet, often it can appear as though the whole world is digitally connected and is on Facebook and making tweets on Twitter. The [...]