Happy Birthday, Internet!

J.D. Falk writes about the history of the internet and the relationship between the 'net and advertising. "Oh, Internet. You had such potential when you were born -- darling of the research community, supported by the wealthiest military the world has ever known. And you married well, into a powerful merchant family. Why are you so lost? Is it a midlife crisis?" Read it here.

(H/T: Box of Meat)

Internet Miracle Cures For Everything!

Quick Hit: Today, Consumerist talks about Slate's Big Money blog, where Chadwick Matlin asks and answers the question, "Who’s to blame for these hideous Internet ads that just won’t go away?" Read it here.