Category Archives: Internet

Tracking the Trackers

 As you surf the Web, information is being collected about you. Web tracking is not 100% evil — personal data can make your browsing more efficient; cookies can help your favorite websites stay in business. But, says Gary Kovacs, it’s … Continue reading

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The Black Hole of What?

In networking, black holes refer to places in the network where incoming traffic is silently discarded (or “dropped”), without informing the source that the data did not reach its intended recipient. When examining the topology of the network, the black … Continue reading

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BroadBand Technology

Broadband research is a McGill area of expertise. Meet researchers such as David Plant, Tho Le-Ngoc, and Mark Coates who are on the cutting edge of machine to machine communication, high-speed internet technologies, and wireless communications. Dialogos of Eide

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BroadBand Portals of the OECD

Tim Berners-Lee, Director of the World Wide Web Consortium and inventor of the World Wide Web, talks about the challenges ahead and why an open Internet is key to its continuing success *** The OECD broadband portal provides access to … Continue reading

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Mega Mind?

Source:Numerical Relativity Code and Machine Timeline In 2005 in “Lightening,” as Strings, Strike?” I could see where certain issues were developing in terms of using computerized techniques in order establish a numerical correlations. Computations with how one might look and … Continue reading

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UK intelligence to monitor electronic communications

But Britain’s home office interior ministry said ministers were preparing to legislate “as soon as parliamentary time allows”, saying it would be data, not content, that would be monitored. “It is vital that police and security services are able to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Filter Bubble

 What got me thinking. This was part of a  comment to a post I read this morning. This was the catalyst for it’s construction. I do not think I supply any answers but just make one more aware of their … Continue reading

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Rural > City > Cyberspace

The Biggest Migration In Human History. Nicholas Carr , 09 Jan 2012 Right-click to download Lao P. Xia Xiaowan See: Rural > City > Cyberspace Dialogos of Eide

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Flattening the World: Building a Global Knowledge Society

The focus of the 2012 meeting, then, is on using the power of electronic communications and information resources to tackle the complex problems of the 21st century on a global scale through international, multidisciplinary efforts. We have a model already … Continue reading

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Control the Medium, You Control the Product?

The historical record, as I’ve also argued, is also quite unequivocal on the folly of allowing those who own the medium to control the message See: The Vertical Integration Elephant in the Room  For differing points of view some might … Continue reading

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