ONLINE ANONYMITY BOX PUTS YOU A MILE AWAY FROM YOUR IP ADDRESS

February 22, 2016 / 0 comments

EDITOR’S NOTE: THE ProxyHam project described in this story, along with the DefCon talk describing it, have been cancelled under mysterious circumstances. Read our update here. In the game of anonymity-versus-surveillance online, the discovery of the user’s IP address usually means game over. But if Ben Caudill has his way, a network snoop who successfully…

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#RIOT: SELF-ORGANIZED, HYPER-NETWORKED REVOLTS—COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU

February 9, 2016 / 0 comments

LET’S START WITH the fundamental paradox: Our personal technology in the 21st century—our laptops and smartphones, our browsers and apps—does everything it can to keep us out of crowds. Why pack into Target when Amazon can speed the essentials of life to your door? Why approach strangers at parties or bars when dating sites like…

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WILLIAM MITCHELL – CONNECTED CITY

February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

A conversation with the MIT Professor and Director of the Media Lab’s Smart Cities Group.

THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

Herbert Marshall Mcluhan (*1911 – +1979) lecture recorded by ABC Radio National Network on 27 June 1979 in Australia. For the best resource collection of his work check out the page Mcluhan on Maui (MOM) here: http://www.mcluhanonmaui.com/ The best documentary about Mcluhan (in four parts) is definitely CBC’s Life and Times: Understanding Mcluhan here: part…

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20,000 CABLES UNDER THE SEA

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

Follow link for interactive map of a chronological history of undersea cables:   LINK-LINK-LINK 20,000 CABLES UNDER THE SEA LINK-LINK-LINK

BOOMBOX BLASTER

February 1, 2016 / 0 comments

Dueling for Control – Democratizing and gamifying our musical atmosphere Access to all the world’s music sounds fantastic, but the dark truth is that Pandora will occasionally torment us with songs that boil our collective blood. To save what sanity we have left, we set out to create a solution to deal with the tortuous…

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MOO – NFC PAPER

January 31, 2016 / 0 comments

Paper+ is our range of game-changing NFC enabled business stationery, starting with our flagship product, Business Cards+. NFC stands for Near Field Communication technology. We’ve created an NFC chip so small it’s practically invisible inside your cards (but it’s there – you can actually feel it!). You can apply and reapply different Actions to your…

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS – THE GUARDIAN PODCAST

January 31, 2016 / 0 comments

What does it mean to live in a world where our possessions can track our every move? Once the domain of science fiction, the internet of things is now here – and it’s not just a matter of smart fridges that can order your milk. Soon our towns, our crops and even our insides are…

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BUILDING TOMORROW: THE 3 FORCES DRIVING DESIGN CHANGE

January 31, 2016 / 0 comments

Connected Lifestyles,  Empowered Citizenry,  Urbanized Population ‘Building Tomorrow’ presents the contemporary trends in building design and the global forces driving them forward, using Architizer’s annual A+AWARDS submissions as the benchmark. The data is creatively visualized to provide valuable insights for designers, retailers, and any industry working to create experiential designs. Download the full report for…

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AD HOC CELLULAR NETWORKS

January 30, 2016 / 0 comments

“Inside the cloud that is perpetually draped over the small town of San Juan Yaee, Oaxaca, Raúl Hernández Santiago crouches down on the roof of the town hall and starts drilling. Men wearing rain gear of various impermeabilities cluster above him, holding a 4-meter-tall tower in place. Braided wires trail from four small circles welded…

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