Tag Archives: internet

robertdkaplan.com unveiled

CA patron saint Robert D. Kaplan has an official home on the web! Check out robertdkaplan.com to learn about his history, see all his articles and books, and to contact his assistant.

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Intelligent Conversations

TED, the conference whose videos have often been featured on CA, has created a new conversation platform that resembles popular Q&A platforms like StackOverflow and Quora. There are some heavy hitters on there asking questions, and TED is stepping it … Continue reading

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More questions on Wikileaks

There are many more issues surrounding Wikileaks other than the ones I pointed out earlier. Journo and internet historian John Naughton created a handy little mindmap as a guide. The topics are wide-ranging, and it has been an eventful couple … Continue reading

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2010 through Google’s eyes

The annual release of the Google’s Zeitgeist has been released. The Official Google Blog announced the release with a fancy video that gives a quick overview of the most searched terms over the past year; while simultaneously featuring many of … Continue reading

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Questions about WikiLeaks

I have been watching the WikiLeaks fallout, waiting with bated breath to see Robert Kaplan’s take. Turns out, nothing much. He side-stepped any true commentary to pine for a loss of empire. Personally, I have yet to come to a … Continue reading

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Watch Bob Woodward try and suss an iPad

The new Washington Post iPad app has dropped with a high production quality video featuring legendary American journo Bob Woodward, among other luminaries of US media. See the trailer: Trailers for apps are becoming a trend. For example see the … Continue reading

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Internet double standard

Evgeny Morozov bangs his drum again questioning the democratizing power of the Internet. Though I find him overly reactionary, I do generally agree with Morozov. My original master’s thesis proposal was on the Internet as a propaganda tool for clerics … Continue reading

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Interactive Ship Traffic Map

Amazing map of ship and port traffic using AIS and accurate up to one hour. Brought you by the U of A Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering. This project is so amazingly useful, I don’t know what to … Continue reading

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Think again: Why authoritarian regimes like social media

Evgeny Morozov (who also blogs at FP) has been a long-time critic of the notion that the internet is ultimately a liberalizing force in international politics. His contrarian views on tech in authoritarian regimes are always thought-provoking. In the TEDtalk … Continue reading

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Liberal Party of Canada comes out in favour of net neutrality

Says Industry, Science and Technology Critic Marc Garneau The issue of net neutrality is a global one. Internet management should be neutral and not be permitted for anti-competitive behaviour nor should it target certain websites, users, providers or legitimate software … Continue reading

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