Internet Power User
- Google hacking is the general term used for getting the most possible out of the Google search engine. This is done using something called Google Dorks
- What are google dorks?
- Bonus: This is a cheesy Google joke where you can change your search engine to another language.
- That strange way of spelling things using numbers and other symbols is called 'leet' speak, or '1337' speak.
- Read this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leet
- A few things were mentioned here that wind up being important in internet culture. First is BBS, or Bulletin Board Systems. In the early days of dial up internet, BBSs were where the hacking happened. The second notable mention is of the Cult of the Dead Cow, an early internet group that were known for hacktivism, as well as other various online activities. They pop up all the time and were an important part in shaping internet culture.
Wayback Machine and the Internet Archive
- The Wayback Machine!!!!!
- and the accompanying Chrome Extension that automatically checks 404'd pages for an archived copy https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/wayback-machine/fpnmgdkabkmnadcjpehmlllkndpkmiak?hl=en-US