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New Internet Order

May 12, 2015 2 comments

All the world’s countries have decided that the Internet itself needs a government. Your country asks you to run for Prime Minister of the ‘Net — do you accept? If so, what will your platform be?

Yo maan, this is my domain
Cause Im the PM of World Wide Web
Welcome to the virtual world
Where power is in terabytes

You are the apple of my eye
my followers on facebook and twitter
You spam my timelines
And post your updates

Information overflows in myspace
So be wary of a lurking threat
Stalkers, spammers and cyberbullies
Are preying on you in cyberspace

Double check your passwords
Secure yourself from hacks
Scan and clean your pc
from viruses and trojans

Shopping is a breeze
With Alibaba and Amazon
Don’t get carried away
Cause you still have to pay

Lets build bridges of trust
Not walls of hatred
As we unite for a common cause
To make the net safe place

© copyright skm, 12th May 2015
Other interesting posts in this category:
1) https://turboblaze09.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/new-internet-order/
2) https://alotfromlydia.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/accountability-2/
3) http://antonwillseve.com/2015/05/12/my-net-gain/
4) https://helenmeikle.wordpress.com/2015/05/12/daily-prompt-thanks-but-no-thanks/
5) http://kevindeisher.com/2013/10/03/189-cybernation/
6) http://ofglassandpaper.com/2013/10/03/daily-prompt-new-internet-order/
7) http://lifebeinggirly.com/2013/10/03/daily-prompt-new-internet-order/
8) https://randomblotches.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/virtual-leader/
9) http://teepee12.com/2013/10/03/daily-prompt-new-internet-order-when-i-am-queen/
10) https://terry1954.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/daily-prompt-new-internet-order/

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Quote for today

February 1, 2011 1 comment

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Twitter

January 15, 2011 Leave a comment

I confess to being hooked online
Since I’ve been on twitter
From when I wake up in the morning
Till I sleep late at night

News, Views , Music and Politics
Quotes, Food, Dreams and Sports
I update my status online and
Send it to the twitterverse

Celebrities and friends
Sportsmen and Salesmen
Bloggers and Artists
You find them all on twitter

Retweets and Mentions
Hashtags and Timelines
These are the lingo of twitter
Tweets and lists
Tweeple and Followers
Bingo – look who is trending on twitter!

So let us know how you feel
Its no big deal
Get rid of the jitters
Post your first tweet on twitter

©copyright 15th Jan 2011, skm

2010 – The year that was!

December 24, 2010 Leave a comment

(pictures source: Zeenews network)

Some of the prominent global events that in my view have shaped  2010 are:

1. The BP Oil spill in the gulf of mexico – On April 20, 2010, a deep water horizon drilling rig explosion killed 11 men working on the rig and injured 17 others and released about 4.9 million barrels of crude oil and caused extensive damage to marine and wildlife habitats off the Gulf of Mexico.
2. The Haiti quake – On Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 21:53:10 UTC a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti. The Haitian government estimates 200,000 have died as a result of this sad incident and 2,000,000 people have been left homeless.
3. The eruption of the Iceland Volcano of Eyjafjallajokull caused enormous disruption to air travel across western and northern Europe over an initial period of six days in April 2010.
4. The Wikileaks expose of worldwide secret classified documents by Assange took the world by surprise and diplomats were scurrying to restore relationships with countries over the expose.
5. Facebook and Twitter social media revolution: The social media took the world by storm and the Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was voted Times person of the year 2010
6. Paul the Octopus – During the world cup Paul accurately predicted the results of the german games and became an instant celebrity. However, he passed away on 26th Oct. 2010
7. Release of Aung San Suu Kyi – The Burmese military authorities  the pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, from house arrest on 13th Nov.2010 .The Nobel Peace Prize winner has been detained for 15 of the past 21 years.
8. Nobel Peace prize awarded to Liu Xiabao – The Norwegian Nobel Committee  decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2010 to Liu Xiaobo for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China.
9. The break up of Tiger Woods – The world famous professional golfer was embroiled in controversy over numerous extra-marital affairs and his marriage eventually ended in divorce
10. The spat between North & South Korea- North Korea fired scores of artillery shells at a South Korean island  in one of the heaviest attacks on its neighbor since the Korean War ended in 1953.

Social media revolution

March 20, 2010 Leave a comment

Today it is easier to meet your friend online than on the street.  Yes, the social media is taking over our lives.  We have facebook, orkut, twitter, Linkedin,digg, mashable.  Today, everyone from teens, to middle-aged to the old use facebook to keep in touch and play with applications like farmville, cafe world etc. 

Social media use has increased astronomically since this time last year.  According to a recent survey during December 2009, global users spent an average of five hours on social networking sites, up from three hours in December 2008. That’s an 82% increase.

Facebook and orkut are platforms to share pictures, ideas and network.  Facebook has recently setup one of its biggest offices outside the US in Hyderabad in India.

Twitter has the attraction of sharing short tweets/messages limited to 140 characters.  It also help to share pictures, news, music.  Here one can follow celebrities and can also increase once following and networking.  Twitter also helps like-minded people to share stuff through the retweet feature and good ideas can reach a very large audience within seconds.  Today, politicians and celebrities are tweeting and they have thousands of followers/fans. 

Linkedin is another tool for professional networking.  Infact it helps to advertise your cv and also to keep abreast of jobs online and with movements in the workplace.

The social media is also becoming a great advertising tool as you can have a great network by increasing your followers and following the right people.

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