World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has spoken out about the Internet culture of misogyny which has seen abuse, shaming, doxing and threats to the physical safety of women involved in online discourse. Sir Tim was taking part in a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything chat yesterday to launch maketechhuman, a new joint initiative from WIRED and Nokia, created to […]
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President Obama has come out with a clear message in favour of “Net Neutrality”. In a video published earlier today Obama uses similar language to other supporters of Net Neutrality and states unequivocally that he’ll be getting the FCC to assist him by making it illegal for any company to prioritise traffic or access to […]
Jimmy Kimmel’s style is quite different from John Oliver‘s, but his way of explaining Net Neutrality is pretty clear: [youtube]http://youtu.be/xqgmUURct4I[/youtube] And if you think Net Neutrality is only a US issue then I think you’re a bit naive ..
John Oliver’s show “Last Week Tonight” airs in the US on Sundays and on Sky Atlantic on Tuesdays. This week Oliver spent about 13 minutes on “net neutrality”. It’s John Oliver, so his way of explaining things is hilarious and very irreverent – and yes there is some strong language at times. Worth watching, as […]
“Net Neutrality” is a hot topic in the US at the moment, but it’s also something that the rest of us are keeping a very close eye on. But what exactly is it? This rather amusing rap video featuring “Tim Berners-Lee” helps to explain it (sort of):
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast to peer directly with the broadband provider in order to ensure smooth delivery of Netflix services to end users. The issue of Netflix performance had come to the fore in recent weeks. The streaming video service now accounts for about 30% of […]
Today’s podcast (40:09, 24MB, MP3) was recorded by Michele and Conn at Blacknight HQ, as painters put the finishing touch to the recent rennovations, in preparation for the official launch of Blacknight’s brand new datacentre (more on that soon!) Michele reports from Namescon, which he attended last week in Las Vegas. We talk about domain […]