Short story: visit http://www.gig-u.org
Longer story (our press release):
The University of Hawaiʻi is one of a group of 29 universities and communities across the country that have launched Gig.U: The University Community Next Generation Innovation Project.
Gig.U seeks to accelerate the deployment of ultra high-speed networks in the communities surrounding the nation’s leading research universities to drive economic growth and…
Added by David Lassner on July 29, 2011 at 12:56pm — No Comments
This loop applies every time a human is part of an interaction, whether it…Continue
Here's the first part of an article I wrote for Streetfight, a publication covering hyperlocal. There are some incredibly cool things happening in this field. Would love comments on how you think this might work in other applications - maybe like Ushahidi except for video and images?
Added by Alex Salkever on July 22, 2011 at 7:21pm — No Comments
Quick test: what's your supervisor's cell number? Can you recite it from memory, without looking it up on your phone? If you can't, you're not alone.
Although businesses are moving more and more into "the cloud," another story went unreported: our brains have already made that move. With search engines, online databases, and web browsers that auto-fill the form fields, we rely on our own memories less and less. That was the subject of this story in The Atlantic:…Continue
Added by Marcus Sortijas on July 17, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments
It is about to become one of the major trends of our times and it fundamentally changes the way we live and interact with everything around us. It is the latest gift from social networks and…Continue
When we moved into our new apartment, my wife and I opted to receive cable services through Time Warner. It was the premium package that offered countless of channels. It was a sweet deal, and we thought we were getting our monies worth. However, after a month and a half, we noticed…Continue
There has been a flood of news on Google+, which is to be expected whenever a company as big as Google rolls out a new product. This piece in Wired may be the definitive article to date: Inside Google+ — How the Search Giant Plans to Go Social.
It was written by Steven Levy, a respected tech author who also…Continue