James Bridle presented The Nightmare Videos of Children’s YouTube – and What’s Wrong With the Internet Today as a TED Talk.
Jaron Lanier presented How We Need to Remake the Internet as a TED Talk.
Brian Krebs published Don’t Give Away Historic Details About Yourself. Social media sites are littered with seemingly innocuous little quizzes, games and surveys urging people to reminisce about specific topics, such as “What was your first job,” or “What was your first car?” The problem with participating in these informal surveys is that in doing… Continue reading Brian Krebs: Don’t Give Away Historic Details About Yourself
Ione Wells presented How We Talk About Sexual Assault Online as a TED Talk.
Jamie Bartlett presented How the Mysterious Dark Net is Going Mainstream as a TED Talk.
CloudFlare published Thoughts on Network Neutrality, the FCC, and the Future of Internet Governance, which is one of the better articles on Net Neutrality I’ve read. Bad things happen when lawyers and politicians step in too early to regulate technology markets that are still developing. In this case, the FCC not only may be stepping… Continue reading CloudFlare: Thoughts on Network Neutrality
Zeynep Tufekci presented How the Internet has Made Social Change Easy to Organize, Hard to Win as a TED Talk.
Engadget published This List is Brought to You by 25 Years of the World Wide Web. When Tim Berners-Lee penned a memo to his boss at CERN in March 1989, he was looking for a better way to manage information about complex evolving systems. He proposed an interconnected network of information that would improve communication… Continue reading This List is Brought to You by 25 Years of the World Wide Web
Wednesday, June 8th, is World IPv6 Day. This is a day many major internet companies have decided jointly run a test on the future of the internet. The test is running Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), instead of the existing standard of IPv4, to see if anything breaks. Google estimates very few people will have… Continue reading World IPv6 Day
I just read my second article about a 19 year old Florida college student who killed himself while broadcasting live on the internet. Condolences and sympathies aside, my frustration with these articles and some of the comments posted along the articles is the attempt to blame the internet site for his death. The internet did… Continue reading The Blame Game