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Why publishers need to know about HTTP/2

Source: Digiday

Just when publishers thought they had the Web figured out, proposals for a faster, more secure and mobile-optimized upgrade to underlying Web technologies could present them with a new set of challenges. Developers at the Internet Engineering Task Force are finalizing a new Web standard called HTTP/2, an upgrade to HTTP 1.1, which was designed by Tim Berners-Lee and the Web community in the ’90s. While HTTP/2 has been designed to make the Web experience better ...
Full article at: Digiday Jul 14 2014, 11:00pm CDT


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The Insane New Kids on the Block Fan Community on Prodigy

Source: The Atlantic

New Kids On The Block Perform At Planet Hollywood In Las Vegas
For a short, chubby 13-year-old girl with a boy band obsession, going online in the early 1990s was a lot less hostile than going to school. Looking back, I most miss the personal anonymity; an online existence without photography or video, a time when it was normal not to use your real name, when people could interact without demographic data being harvested for advertisers or shuffling people into neat demographic categories in the name of improved user experience. When I visit t ...
Full article at: The Atlantic Jun 25 2014, 8:30am CDT

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Silicon Valley's Andreessen calls Snowden 'Traitor'

Source: Big Government

Edward Snowden Attorney Wolfgang Kaleck Speaks To Foreign Journalists Association
Last week marked the one-year anniversary of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s epic revelations of the existence of numerous global surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency (NSA), the Five Eyes (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States) and the cooperation of U.S. tech companies.   While the U.S. technology industry now seems desperate to try to reign in spying programs after the retaliatory blowback of losing huge amounts of foreign commer ...
Full article at: Big Government Jun 8 2014, 7:00am CDT

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Stephen Fry Calls For End To Mass Surveillance At #DontSpyOnUs Event To Mark Snowden Anniversary

Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition

Edward Snowden Attorney Wolfgang Kaleck Speaks To Foreign Journalists Association
Stephen Fry has condemned "disgraceful" mass surveillance of communications by spy agencies GCHQ and the NSA and said it was "very depressing" how much governments wanted to control the internet. The QI host said there was "something squalid and rancid about being spied on" and using people's fears about terrorism as a means to spy on citizens was "duplicitous and deeply wrong ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition Jun 7 2014, 12:30pm CDT

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Science Is Politics

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Sloan Reading Panel At The Tribeca Film Festival
When I received my PhD in elementary particle physics from UCLA in 1963, numerous opportunities presented themselves. I decided to take an offer from the University of Hawaii to join the faculty as a tenure-track assistant professor. I was able to avoid the two or three years as a postdoc that most fresh graduates in physics were required to do even then before taking up faculty positions. But those positions were ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post May 28 2014, 10:58am CDT

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Round Up for 2009

Source: Gwynne on dot-gov

The 18th Annual Webby Awards - Inside
Here are some of articles, papers, and videos that shaped my thinking this year.Putting Government Data Online Tim Berners-Lee most excellent article challenging us to take the risk and be open before we know the results. My #1.Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable Clay Shirky's view of journalism is an insight into the disruptive change we are living."The Not-So-Hidden Politics of Class Online" danah boyd's speec ...
Full article at: Gwynne on dot-gov Dec 29 2009, 6:54pm CST


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