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How Google Books Works

Among Google's goals is a project to scan books and make them available to anyone with access to the Internet. The idea is to spread knowledge, so why are so many people upset with the company's method for going through with the project?


How Prepaid Internet Works

 How Prepaid Internet Works

Prepaid internet is often a great option for the cost-conscious consumer. Learn more about prepaid internet at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is there a Web 1.0?

 Is there a Web 1.0?

Web 1.0 is defined as a set of static Web page principles, which is why visitors only visit these sites once. Learn more about the Web 1.0 concept. See more »

How Search Engine Optimization Works

 How Search Engine Optimization Works

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a collection of techniques used to increase a Web site's ranking in search engine results pages. Learn about SEO. See more »

Why is the Google algorithm so important?

 Why is the Google algorithm so important?

The Google algorithm searches out Web pages that contain keywords you used to search. Learn about the Google algorithm and how the Google algorithm works. See more »

How Web 2.0 Works

 How Web 2.0 Works

Web 2.0 is the phrase that is used to describe the Web environment that emerged after the dot-com crash. Find out what Web 2.0 is and how Web 2.0 works. See more »

How ARPANET Works

 How ARPANET Works

ARPANET is the oldest and most influential merger of computer networks which contributed to the birth of the Internet. Learn more about the ARPANET system. See more »

What is this click fraud that is costing Google billions?

 What is this click fraud that is costing Google billions?

Google has revealed its current click-fraud estimates for its advertising program. Find out how click fraud works and how it affects the search-based advertising industry. See more »

Net Neutrality Primer

 Net Neutrality Primer

If you spend any amount of time surfing the Web, you've probably come the term "net neutrality." But what is it, and why is it stirring up controversy in Congress, the business world and the blogosphere? See more »

How the Webbys Work

 How the Webbys Work

The Webby Awards are the premier awards honoring excellence on the Internet. Learn about the Webbys and their history. See more »

How Semantic Web Works

 How Semantic Web Works

The Semantic Web proposes to help computers 'read' and use the Web. Learn about the tools that could make the Web machine readable. See more »