Internet

Pittmesh: A community-owned wireless network
PittMesh routers are owned by individuals and configured in a way that make them work together to build a larger, decentralized network.
4 comments Posted 9 May 2016 by Justin Goetz Feed
8 reasons to make the switch to IPv6
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!). 
3 comments Posted 21 Jan 2016 by Girish Managoli Feed
Neon sign: Internet
FreedomBox is a personal server that allows you to use the Internet privately or in locations that have bad or no Internet connection.
2 comments Posted 18 Dec 2015 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
Image of spider web
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.
2 comments Posted 10 Jun 2015 by Benjamin Kerensa Feed
See how a Twitter-controlled desk lamp exemplifies how open source tools help us do amazing things with powerful technologies.
1 comment Posted 5 Mar 2015 by Adrian Fernandez Feed
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
1 comment Posted 8 Jul 2014 by Charlie Reisinger Feed
open web
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
2 comments Posted 9 Apr 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
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
4 comments Posted 21 Jan 2014 by Andy Updegrove Feed
The open source way for healthcare
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.
1 comment Posted 12 Jun 2013 by David Brooks Feed
Government two way
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.
1 comment Posted 12 Oct 2012 by Luis Ibanez Feed

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