09 novembre 2018

Internet Radio, Without Drudgery

Internet Radio, Without Drudgery
Automatic personalization is the wave of the future. What do I mean by automatic personalization? Well take a look at this article about Last.fm. This is an internet radio station that scans your computer for music files you already own, and then constructs a unique radio station based on that information. More...

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31 octobre 2018

5 things helping schools implement high-speed internet

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. State leaders and better infrastructure are helping schools connect students to the high-speed internet necessary for digital learning.  More and more students have access to high-speed internet in schools, but there are still students left without the connectivity they need to grow and learn, according to the annual State of the States report from the nonprofit EducationSuperHighway (ESH). More...

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30 octobre 2018

Internet Safety Tips for School-age Kids

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. With teens reportedly spending one-third of their days online—and younger kids not far behind—it’s imperative that parents and teachers ensure the safety of school-aged kids on the Internet. More...

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26 octobre 2018

Enterprises Slow to Dump IE

Enterprises Slow to Dump IE
In a story that most institutional readers can relate to, the use of Internet Explorer continues despite its critical security flaws because many enterprise systems depend on ActiveX and other Microsoft-specific features for functionality. More...

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The future of the open Internet is decentralized

The future of the open Internet is decentralized
Joseph Cox, The Daily Dot, May 12, 2014

Many of the recent problems being seen in digital communications - from the cost of acess to the widespread spying to the blocking of services like YouTube and Twitter to the commodification of commercialization of services that used to be free - have resulted from the ongoing re-centralization of the internet, where one or a few services are able to monopolize discourse. More...

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Musings on the Internet, Part 2

Musings on the Internet, Part 2
A wandering article that discusses convergence, internet security, RFID, and paying for Voice over IP. Cerf also discusses the idea of a 'layered' internet, or of regulation by functionality, in order to handle things like the regulation of internet telephony, copyright, and similar matters. More...

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24 octobre 2018

For safety’s sake, we must slow innovation in internet-connected things

For safety’s sake, we must slow innovation in internet-connected things
Martin Giles, Technology Review, 2018/09/06
This story relates the views of internet security expert Bruce Schneier, "who fears lives will be lost in a cyber disaster unless governments act swiftly." Even if I thought this would be a good idea (and I don't, really) I wonder how it could be implemented. Will everyone in the world simply agree to put down their digitl development tools? Probably not. More...

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01 octobre 2018

Howard Dean's Plan for the Internet: Collectivism In, Property Rights Out

Howard Dean's Plan for the Internet: Collectivism In, Property Rights Out
If you can't establish your argument with reason and perhaps a little data, offer a hefty dose of Red baiting, complete with images of work camps and forced collectivism. This, at least, is the approach taken by the Cato Institute's Adam Thierer, who probably ought to know better. More...

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27 septembre 2018

What the Net Did Next

What the Net Did Next
The father of the internet, Vint Cerf, projects the use of Internet Protocol for all forms of communication, beginning with the telephone system. More...

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24 septembre 2018

Spam: How It Is Hurting Email and Degrading Life on the Internet

Spam: How It Is Hurting Email and Degrading Life on the Internet
This new candidate for the Ig Noble Awards investigates and concludes: "Spam is beginning to undermine the integrity of email and degrade life online." No, really. More...

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