PittMesh routers are owned by individuals and configured in a way that make them work together to build a larger, decentralized network.
Owen DeLong is a Senior Manager of Network Architecture at Akamai Technologies, a leader in content delivery network (CDN) services that help to make the Internet "fast, reliable, and secure," and he will be speaking at SCaLE 14x about IPv6 address adoption (because we're out of IPv4 addresses!).
FreedomBox is a personal server that allows you to use the Internet privately or in locations that have bad or no Internet connection.
Priyanka Nag explains why learning about Mozilla was love at first site, and how the open source project and her role in its community are helping deliver an open web to India.
See how a Twitter-controlled desk lamp exemplifies how open source tools help us do amazing things with powerful technologies.
What should high schools students be taught about Internet safety? Traditional high school curriculum has followed guidance from the U.S. Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA). Enacted by Congress in 2000 and updated in 2011, student Internet safety training is a requirement for U.S. schools... Read more
What began as ARPANET back in 1969, has become the Internet as we know it today. This year on March 12 marked 25 years of the World Wide Web. It all got started when... In March 1989 Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist working at CERN, submitted a proposal to develop a radical new way of linking and... Read more
If you read the technology press lately, odds are you already know about the launching of the AllSeen Alliance (a Google News search I just did produced 412 results in a wide range of languages). That's not a surprise, because this is an important and ambitious project. But there's a story behind... Read more
If doctors can't be as accessible and transparent as the tablet or smartphone that lay in the hands of their patients, they can't expect to gain the respect of those they try to heal.
Clay Shirky has done it again. In a fascinating TED Talk, Shirky examines the impact that collaboration tools developed for and by open source communities will have on the way citizens participate in public life and how they can steer the political processes.