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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Jesse S. Somer
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1.Two Dads: One computer-maniac, the other computer-phobic.
I have two Dads. That sounds strange doesn't it? One is my genetic father, and the other is my geneticist father. The genetic Dad I've only ever lived with for one year when I was an infant, while the geneticist Dad is what you would ...
[Added: 08 Feb 2006   Hits: 431   Words: 1195]

2.There's no reason to fear when making a website.
I've been writing about the Internet for a couple of years now so you'd probably assume that I am proficient with all aspects of the Web, from using search engines to building a website. Well, you're wrong. Sadly, I fall ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2006   Hits: 355   Words: 1151]

3.Make your own TV show
If you're anything like me, you've spent many, many hours of your life watching television. From sit-coms and game shows to cartoons and reality TV, we've sat in front of the box for a large part of our life watching stories of one sort or ...
[Added: 31 Jan 2006   Hits: 458   Words: 691]

4.What's stopping me from getting a website?
I've been having a bit of a problem lately. As I've been working for an Internet company for a couple of years you might expect that I'd have my own website by now. I really wouldn't mind having ...
[Added: 31 Jan 2006   Hits: 437   Words: 1380]

5.Humanity is striving for perfection. Are we judging ourselves too harshly?
What does it mean to be perfect? Many people strive for 'perfection' in their life, through their work, their family, and their love lives. All the time we hear about, or are even called 'perfectionists', and usually in a negative context. There have ...
[Added: 24 Jan 2006   Hits: 522   Words: 1156]

6.Realizing we are each other, we can learn to give of ourselves.
You might think I am some sort of idealist or believer in a utopian society, but there are some questions that I like to ask and wonder about in relation to the future of our species. One such question that often comes to mind is, 'Can individual people learn ...
[Added: 16 Jan 2006   Hits: 295   Words: 1025]

7.Neopets: The power of children and their imagination.
If you haven't heard of Neopets than I have to seriously wonder what planet you come from, you definitely don't hail from Neopia. www.neopets.com is one of the most popular sites on the whole Internet, and what does this mean to you and ...
[Added: 09 Jan 2006   Hits: 558   Words: 758]

8.Moon.Google takes you there. Virgin Galactic lets you see the stars during the day.
Every kid who has ever lived has wondered what it would be like if they could travel to the Moon. Originally I assume they would have imagined it as a giant white disc that one could fall off of if ...
[Added: 04 Jan 2006   Hits: 313   Words: 476]

9.Internet Dating: Future Internet: Human Collaboration Example 2
Internet dating has become a huge phenomenon in our contemporary, technology-based society. It is very interesting to say the least, and after speaking to a few colleagues and friends, it also seems to be a very controversial subject ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 317   Words: 805]

10.Simple water could be showing us that our thoughts are interconnected with Nature
These words that I am thinking and then writing right now are affecting the world. I’m not an omnipotent power by any means, but my thoughts and feelings are alive, and when expressed they change the patterns of the objects around them. Sounds crazy doesn’t it? Check out these ...
[Added: 08 Aug 2005   Hits: 356   Words: 530]

11.'How to save the world' is an example of an individual person's blog that could open people&
Recently I have been having a look at a list of blogs that a colleague gave me, all of which have links to RSS feeds. This means if you download RSS software off the Internet you can automatically receive new posts in ...
[Added: 08 Aug 2005   Hits: 300   Words: 643]

12.Explore the Earth from Home
What the!!?? Google Earth? Has a company taken over our world? No, just mapped it out for you to look at. I was over at a friend’s house the other day and on his computer he showed me his own house as viewed by a satellite in ...
[Added: 22 Jul 2005   Hits: 275   Words: 727]

13.Any Experience Can Change Your Life
Any experience, even simply going to a restaurant, can create new beliefs about how you want to live your life. I have read in many different cultural and religious texts not to take any moment in life for granted, ...
[Added: 22 Jul 2005   Hits: 272   Words: 1255]

14.The Power of the Meal
Since the beginning of time one aspect of human social experience has stood out as the ‘place to be’ for communication and family bonding: the meal. In contemporary human life the evening dinner is often the ...
[Added: 14 Jul 2005   Hits: 256   Words: 599]

15.Freedom on the Internet
The Internet brings freedom to speak your mind, but what if you're not allowed to use it? Throughout all recorded history on our lovely little planet, Earth's human beings have been concerned with a few ...
[Added: 24 Jun 2005   Hits: 304   Words: 728]

16.Give Back to the World, the Internet Makes it Easy and Free
Giving back to the world just became as easy as clicking a button on your computer screen, and it's free. A week or so ago I wrote an article entitled, 'On-line charities are a perfect place to see how people help the world, and inspire you ...
[Added: 24 Jun 2005   Hits: 309   Words: 621]

17.The End of TV
Television will soon be another reason to hook up to the Internet. In the not-so-distant future TV as we know it, will cease to exist. This is going to have huge ramifications on the whole of human ...
[Added: 24 Jun 2005   Hits: 653   Words: 782]

18.Charitable Giving Online
On-line charities are a perfect place to see how people help the world, and inspire you to join a good cause. It isn't hard to see that a lot of people, animals, and the environment in general are being neglected in our world ...
[Added: 24 Jun 2005   Hits: 290   Words: 952]

19.Prophetic Nerds
Internet nerds are actually secret prophets who change the way our world works. Check out Skype, a type of future communication technology. I am an Internet creative writer and journalist and yet knowledge of ...
[Added: 14 Jun 2005   Hits: 350   Words: 944]

20.Limiting Perceptions and Broadening Horizons
A balance of "tunnel vision" and broad perspective are needed for human society to flourish. If you live in modern society I'm sure at some point in your life you've sat in a window seat of an airplane looking down at the fluffy blanket of clouds and thought ...
[Added: 14 Jun 2005   Hits: 260   Words: 1197]

21.Knowledge From the People, For the People
Knowledge from the people, for the people, and free for the people, check out Wikipedia. I’ve heard about it a lot but until today I had never checked it out, Wikipedia the free on-line encyclopedia. (http://en.wikipedia.org) Now this is a pretty cool invention, let me tell you. This ...
[Added: 14 Jun 2005   Hits: 315   Words: 709]

22.Audible Books: The Evolution of Story Telling
In the days of old, stories were usually told orally from a tribal storyteller or one of the wise elders or chiefs. The next progression in storytelling came with the first hieroglyphics and visual representations of actual and mythical events. After that came the evolution of written languages ...
[Added: 17 May 2005   Hits: 272   Words: 805]

23."Winnie the Pooh": Online Educational Fun for Children
Recently I read a very cool book called "The Tao of Pooh" by Benjamin Hoff written back in the 1980's. It shows how the popular children's cartoon bear Winnie the Pooh created by A.A. Milne in England in the 1920's, though ...
[Added: 17 May 2005   Hits: 328   Words: 625]

24.The Ultimate Source of Knowledge at Your Fingertips
When I was young, and that wasn't very long ago (I'm just about to reach my thirtieth birthday), information wasn't easy to get. When it came to education and research about specific issues and ideas one would usually go to the library or possibly to see a professional in the ...
[Added: 10 May 2005   Hits: 331   Words: 846]

25.Take a look around; do you think things are balanced in our world?
Balance, now here is a topic that has been hounding me since the day I was born. An understanding of balance seems to be a very important idea when it comes to living a happy, 'balanced' life here on Earth. It has come ...
[Added: 22 Apr 2005   Hits: 279   Words: 857]

26.Can the Internet Foster Intelligent Conversation?
Can the Internet foster intelligent conversation and help to form new ideas and moral beliefs? A weird thing happened yesterday as I walked through my university campus. A young man approached me from a political organization ...
[Added: 22 Apr 2005   Hits: 291   Words: 938]

27.The Universal Connection
Do you believe in random coincidence? Or, do you think that there is some destiny involved when things magically 'come together'? I believe in a phenomenon I have been known to call a 'Universal connection'. Yesterday one of these destined occurrences deeply affected the mood I ...
[Added: 22 Apr 2005   Hits: 281   Words: 911]

28.Breaking Down the Language Barrier
Pretty soon language will no longer be a barrier that keeps humanity separated. The Internet has become the ultimate medium for communication amongst humans. When it first began, websites were predominantly written in English, but over ...
[Added: 15 Apr 2005   Hits: 282   Words: 623]

29.Get to Know People through Websites
Web sites are places to get to know and understand each other as real people. Web sites are not just places to sell things; they are a medium where people can get insight into other ...
[Added: 08 Apr 2005   Hits: 313   Words: 778]

30.I Come From the Movie Planet, How About You?
When people ask me where I am from I often reply jokingly, “I’m from the Movie Planet.’ That’s what I reckon people from other planets would call us here on Earth. How many movies have I watched in my life? ...
[Added: 29 Mar 2005   Hits: 696   Words: 757]

31.When Human Beings Take It To The Limit
In life we all have dreams and goals, aspirations to follow a certain path that will lead to social achievements and personal growth. We all hope to fulfill a destiny where we can put all of our efforts ...
[Added: 29 Mar 2005   Hits: 233   Words: 705]

32.Businesses Need to 'Rehumanise'
Big companies and corporations have lost the human touch. The question is, when will humanity catch on, or like robotic sheep will we do whatever the business shepherds tell us, no matter how bad we are treated? I am talking from firsthand interaction here. Aren't you ...
[Added: 22 Mar 2005   Hits: 249   Words: 721]

33.People Around You are People Like You
Wake up and realize the people around you, are people like yourself. Most people in the world these days are living in cities, some upwards of 30 million individuals as in the case of Tokyo, Japan. Chances are you are in a city right ...
[Added: 15 Mar 2005   Hits: 281   Words: 776]

34.Depression: Escape Your Mental Prison
The way out of depression could be in changing the way you perceive the world around you. There is an illness all around me in modern society that seems to be spreading like the Black Plague once did in Europe so long ago. It's called depression, have you ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2005   Hits: 276   Words: 978]