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Comment sections and tweets may prove invaluable for future research. Photograph: iStock

Our experience of modern history is informed as much from news reels, magazines and personal journals as it is by the physical artefacts we see in mus(...)

 Myspace has accidentally deleted all content uploaded before 2016. Photograph: Martin Keene/PA Wire

Myspace, the once-mighty social network, has lost every single piece of content uploaded to its site before 2016, including millions of songs, photos (...)

The internet offers opportunities to meet people to date, to find love or to have one-night-stands, but the platforms don’t teach us anything about romance, love or sex.
The future of sex for Irish women
  • People
  • February 11, 2017, 09:15

Here is a brief sampling of things that have happened to me while on dates with people I met on dating sites and hook-up apps: One date abandoned (...)

Brewster Kahle, founder and digital librarian of the San Francisco-based nonprofit Internet Archive, sitting with sculptures of “clay librarians”.  Photograph: Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times via Getty

Not all human life is yet online, but we’re getting there. The ever-ballooning web, currently estimated at five billion indexed webpages alone, is a v(...)

 Uber may possibly end up justifying its huge valuation but the same “ubernomics” is being applied across the board, even though many start-ups will not succeed. (Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire)

The $41 billion valuation for the car-sharing service Uber may or may not be a bubblicious number, but it certainly shows that the venture capital ind(...)

Pages from history: some early websites, including The Irish Times’s. Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly/The Irish Times

The earliest known version of the very first website is out there, somewhere, on an outdated disk drive. “Maybe someone is using it as a paperw(...)