Posts tagged ‘internet’

  • The sun casts a shadow and spectral halo effect on clouds as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s aircraft departs Tel Aviv for Geneva Technology Pioneers Article

    Why you can’t afford to ignore the internet of things

    The internet of things (IoT) is a powerful, unstoppable, world-changing force. Analysts predict that 20 billion to 30… more

  • Jenna Sampson, a community relations manager at Twitter, works on the company’s rooftop deck in San Francisco Forum Article

    The internet must be managed from the bottom up

    In a speech to the UN General Assembly in September 2013, after Snowden’s revelations, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s… more

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    Everyone has a stake in the future of the internet

    Those of us who participated in the NETmundial conference in Brazil last April were pleasantly surprised by how… more

  • A worker inspects solar panels at a solar farm in Dunhuang, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province Technology Pioneers Article

    14 tech predictions for our world in 2020

    We asked our 2015 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the world. From printable… more

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    How ratings sites are changing your business

    “Bonjour Monsieur, comment pourrais-je vous aider?” asks the obsequious concierge at my Paris hotel. I immediately… more

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    How can we safeguard the future of the internet?

    Back in May, I wrote a blog titled Turning talk into action after NETmundial. In it, I promised to work tirelessly on… more

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    Is the internet destroying the middle classes?

    Ten years ago, the world emerged from the dot-com bust and started to look more soberly at the internet’s potential… more

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    What would you pay to read?

    What does it take to get users to pay for online news? Ask Jessica Lessin. Once a technology reporter for the Wall… more

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    How images took over the internet

    In a social media landscape seemingly overloaded with content, often consumed on our phones or tablets, images are… more

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    Is a Tweet worth more than 1000 words?

    When Twitter was only just beginning to enter the public consciousness in 2009, it sparked a sardonic trend to… more

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    Six ways social media can improve your health

    Social media has markedly changed the way people interact with their healthcare providers, changing the status quo when… more

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    What does free speech mean in the age of the internet?

    Long before the age of social media, legal systems have imposed restrictions on free speech. Some are for widely… more

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    Is there online life after death?

    The term “personal brand” can come across as narcissistic, but it shouldn’t be misunderstood. What it comes down… more

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    Asia loves Facebook, Latin America loves WhatsApp

    The potentially global reach of social media networks is among their defining characteristics. For the first time in… more

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    How to disappear on the internet

    The rise of social media, and more broadly digital media, has raised a number of concerns about how much its users… more

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    Why the web isn’t as meritocratic as you think

    Social media may be easy to access, but communicating with people via social media isn't always as easy as it might… more

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    Top ten trends in social media

    There is no denying that social media has had a profound impact on many aspects of society. Well beyond its original… more

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    Is the web really a gift from God?

    Imagine that your company, the political party you represent, the school or institution you manage or even yourself are… more