The Internet itself is always changing and here are some recent posts and articles about what’s going on in this essential service:
- This Story Stinks
In the beginning, the technology gods created the Internet and saw that it was good. Here, at last, was a public sphere with unlimited potential for reasoned debate and the thoughtful exchange of ideas, an enlightening conversational bridge across the many geographic, social, cultural, ideological and economic boundaries that ordinarily separate us in life, a way to pay bills without a stamp.
Then someone invented “reader comments” and paradise was lost—Dominique Brossard and Dietram A. Scheufele, professors of science communication at the University of Wisconsin, Madison on a New York Times opinion page
- The guilty truth: There’s too much content
How is any fully-functioning human being supposed to keep up with everything they’re interested in, online and off? They can’t. And it’s having psychological consequences—Chris Matyszczyk at CNET
- MIT panel warns of challenges of hyper-networked world
MIT panel says demand on the Internet, massive-growth of wireless nets and general lack of security are but a few of the future challenges pressing on the world’s information infrastructure—Network World
- Cisco’s Internet Of Everything Plan: 4 Facts
Cisco CEO John Chambers says the Internet of Everything will change the world. Is he right, or is this just more Silicon Valley hype?—Analysis at InformationWeek by Michael Endler
- End of the line for online passwords, says PayPal
If you run into problems trying to remember a password on your mobile or computer when trying to buy something, then things could be about to get easier.
The days of the lowly password are numbered—BBC News