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Youtube in 3D: A True Digital Frontier

Posted January 31st, 2013 at 2:09 pm (UTC-4)
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Ross Slutsky | Atlanta GA “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.” – William Gibson There I was, going about my business, watching a video on YouTube. As I often do, I set the video to 1080p, one of YouTube’s highest definition standards, when I noticed something interesting: See that magical […]

Cuba Experiments with Internet Speed, Not Freedom

Posted January 25th, 2013 at 5:07 pm (UTC-4)
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Kate Woodsome | Washington DC Cuba, as seen through reflective puddles, windows and windshields. Photo by Zoriah. Whenever my Internet connection is slow, I try to imagine I’m using a typewriter so that I’m pleasantly surprised, rather than infuriated, by the pace and technology. It’s a mind game I learned years ago when I lived […]

The Year Anonymous Disappeared

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 3:23 pm (UTC-4)
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Just What Happened to the Internet’s Great Terror? Doug Bernard | Washington DC Prediction is a fool’s game. Just ask anyone leaving Las Vegas. Or Nate Silver. Generally speaking, we don’t play the “Top Ten 2013″ list-type entries that populate blogs and other journalism this time of year. There aren’t many things about the future […]

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The Internet, mobile phones, tablet computers and other digital devices are transforming our lives in fundamental and often unpredictable ways. “Digital Frontiers” investigates how real world concepts like privacy, identity, security and freedom are evolving in the virtual world.

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