Category Archives: Spectrum

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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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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Neural Connections?

Wiki Growth Over Time  This is a project conducted by ChrisDavis and IgorNikolic to visualize the growth of wiki.tudelft.nl since its beginning in late 2004. Since then, it has grown to over 10,000 pages, and is now part of the … Continue reading

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CERN brings hardware into the open

It good to see great minds think alike?:) The Open Hardware Repository was inspired by the success of open-source software. (Image courtesy CERN.) Hardware and software go hand in hand – one doesn’t work without the other. Despite being so … Continue reading

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My Hat’s Off too: Open Hardware Movement

Sir Tim, creator of the World Wide Web, pointed to open data and linked data as exciting examples of the way that the Web is promoting transparency of information and looked forward to the time when the current 20 per … Continue reading

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Do Cellphones Cause Brain Cancer?

Bruce Gilden/Magnum, for The New York Times On Jan. 21, 1993, the television talk-show host Larry King featured an unexpected guest on his program. It was the evening after Inauguration Day in Washington, and the television audience tuned in expecting … Continue reading

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Web Science

  See:Creating a Science of the Web The Web is the largest human information construct in history. The Web is transforming society. In order to…understand what the Web is engineer its future ensure its social benefit …we need a new … Continue reading

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Digital Future Survey:You Should Look

Digital Future Survey: The Parties Respond *** To whom it may concern: The early Internet was so accidental, it also was free and open in this sense. The Internet has become as important as anything man has ever created. But … Continue reading

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We Cannot Apply Constraints to Communication?

Is the public winners in decisions that “add more cost” to what should be access to “freedoms of information?” The Cathedral and the Bizarre by Jeff Lewis The problem there is that the ‘capitalist trench’ problem is just as real … Continue reading

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