I believe in the Internet As an ideal. As a web of human minds. As a wonder of the world, not built through totalitarian control but rather through fierce coopetition. As a technological pillar held up by a newer, better, governance structure. As the facilitator of knowledge sharing and communication on a level so advanced […]
So this whole Kurt Greenbaum vs the Internet thing got a bit out of hand in my opinion. Some newspaper guy claiming to be a social-media expert throws a fit and causes a teacher to lose their job. Not the biggest privacy debacle of the year (unless you are the teacher, or his family) but […]
Sir Tim made it clear fairly early in his talk that he did not want to spend too much time looking back. He mentioned that one of the risks of a celebration of this sort – a 20 year anniversary or birthday – is that of focusing on what was already done and seeing it as simply the past. He rejected that idea and said that he expects “even more boat rocking” to come, especially as we “get all the data on the Web.” He predicted that there will be “new waves of things we’ve never imagined” and insisted that there is a lot to do.
According to an article on thenewspaper.com, tracking similar to what we saw in Enemy of the State could very soon be more real than you might want. Definitely more than I want. From the article: Private companies in the US are hoping to use red light cameras and speed cameras as the basis for a […]
T-Mobile to announce Google Android based HTC Dream later this month. What are the privacy implications?