Light. Data. Universe.
The internet is often called the “World Wide Web,” but it’s not actually accessible to residents of a large portion of the world. Today, four billion people are offline, and 1.6 billion of them live in sparsely populated areas around the world. In recent years, a race to solve that problem has emerged among big […]
The age of information is without… “information”.
We supposedly live in the age of information. We have the Internet, the newspapers, Twitter, Facebook etc. We should be informed about everything at levels never before possible. And yet… We are in the darkness of ignorance like never before. Overinformation has become worse than no information at all. We are left in the mercy […]
The great e-commerce boom has had an unexpected side effect – the rise of digital courts. eBay has long relied on its Resolution Centre to solve petty disagreements between buyers and sellers, and the model has become surprisingly popular among others who do business online. So much so, in fact, that one Swedish company has […]
Facebook, drones, Internet: The need for NO-Internet! [Φοβού τους Δαναούς…]
If a new Facebook plan is successful, the easiest way to access the cloud may be … in the clouds. Facebook wants to spread Wi-Fi Internet to unconnected parts of the world with drones, and at a summit in New York earlier this week, the company revealed those drones will be the size of jumbo […]
Quality in the Internet. Garbage in the Internet. The oppression of the (stupid) majority_
Search the Internet for quality content. Find music “mixes” which are just a concatenation of songs. With thousands of page-views. Find good mixes which took hours into the making. With a mere dozen of page-views. Say hello to the oppression of majority. Say good bye to quality. Meet the “Internet”.
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