Have you seen ‘Me at the zoo’? This was the first video uploaded to YouTube, all the way back on April 23rd, 2005. Since then, over 7,200 hours of video footage have been uploaded per day. The boffins over at Quora estimated that at this rate, there are now over 81,941,760 videos on the site! If that doesn’t demonstrate that it’s now easier than ever to create and upload your own videos to YouTube, we don’t know what will!
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Back in 1981, the BBC Computer was one of the first to be used in schools. 34 years on, Plusnet takes a look at the top 12 ways we used our school PCs to procrastinate.
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On 12th March 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. On 12th March 2015 he participated in an AMA session on Reddit to mark the 26th anniversary.
AMA stands for Ask Me Anything and is a forum in which Reddit users can ask Tim any question (although he decides which ones to answer). If you’re familiar with Reddit you can read the whole thing here, but for those who may not be used to the interface we’ve highlighted some of the key discussion points below, starting with his wonderful introductory sentiments:
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2015 is upon us and it's time for our annual predications for the world of technology and the Internet. We'll score last year further down but first this is what we think will be headline worthy in 2015.
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