12 juillet 2018

Crowd-Frauding: Why the Internet is Fake

Crowd-Frauding: Why the Internet is Fake
Eric Hellman, Go To Hellman, February 10, 2014
The message for me in this - beyond the obvious, which is that you should take any claims about web traffic with a grain of salt - is that models built on mass will tend to fail over the long run. The reason is described in this post. More...

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11 juillet 2018

Map of the Internet 1.0

Map of the Internet 1.0
The9988, Deviant Art, January 31, 2014

A nice detailed map of the internet. It's worth exploring in some depth because of the wealth of detail. Don't forget to look at the ocean currents. More...

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How the NSA Almost Killed the Internet

How the NSA Almost Killed the Internet
Steven Levy, Wired, January 7, 2014
Ultimately this story doesn't reveal that much, but it's a good summary of the damage done by the American NSA (National Security Agency) in a widespread spying program started during the Bush years and carried on under the Obama administration. More...

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Searching the Internet for evidence of time travelers

Searching the Internet for evidence of time travelers
Robert J Nemiroff, Teresa Wilson, Cornel University Library, January 3, 2014

This is a nice example of netnography (see other link, below) which employs methods that would not exist without the internet, seeking behaviours that require the internet. More...

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10 juillet 2018

Leveraging Mobile and Wireless Internet

Leveraging Mobile and Wireless Internet
Good overview of the trend toward the use of mobile and wireless devices in learning, along with a set of changes developers should expect as a result of this trend. More...

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04 juillet 2018

From "Paperless Classroom" to "Deep Reading": Five Stages in Internet Pedagogy

From "Paperless Classroom" to "Deep Reading": Five Stages in Internet Pedagogy
The first four stages of the author's progression into the use of technology in learning are familiar to most: class management, online discussion, online texts and multimedia. But the fifth stage, deep reading, takes more explaining. More...

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03 juillet 2018

The End Of The Internet As We Know It…Could It Happen?

The End Of The Internet As We Know It…Could It Happen?
Deirdre O’Donnell, Evolving Science, 2018/06/25
Over the years news media publishers in Europe have tried repeatedly to end the practice of people linking to their stories. Their reasoning (I think) is that readers should come to the newspaper websites directly. Currently legislation being proposed is the closest yet to accomplishing this. More...

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26 juin 2018

It's time to rebuild the Internet

It's time to rebuild the Internet
I found myself nodding in agreement with a number of the suggestions offered by Ray Ozzie, the developer behind Notes and Groove. Something more dynamic, depending more on structured data, and less centralized. More...

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05 juin 2018

Internet Trends 2018

Internet Trends 2018
Mary Meeker, Kleiner Perkins Partners, 2018/05/31
Mary Meeker's annual oracular tome has come out and this year it's a heavy 294 page PDF. What I'm seeing here is a mixed bag - some areas of growth are slowing and even stopping as the market approaches essential saturation. More...

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04 juin 2018

Council of Europe co-operation with Internet sector: two new partners

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThe Council of Europe's Secretary General, Thorbjørn Jagland, today signed collaboration agreements - in the form of an exchange of letters – with the European Internet Service Providers Association (EuroISPA) and the IT security and performance firm Cloudflare to promote respect for human rights, democracy and the rule of law online. More...

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