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Nat and Lo: A Journey To The Bottom Of The Internet

The internet allows us to see videos, photos, and news from anywhere in the world almost instantaneously. But how?! In this video we learn about the hundreds of underwater fiber optic cables that connect continents, cities, and data centers all over the world –– and investigate how these cables are made, how they’re installed, and …

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X-Prize: Future First | The Future Of Warfare

Technology is really a marvel. So often, as new advances come out that allow us to do things that were thought impossible in the past, we hear the phrase “The future is now.” Popular Science and XPRIZE are teaming up to explore and explain technologies like these in a video series called Future First. Episode …

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TED: Tom Uglow | An Internet Without Screens Might Look Like This

Designer Tom Uglow is creating a future in which humanity’s love for natural solutions and simple tools can coexist with our need for information and the devices that provide us with it. “Reality is richer than screens,” he says. “We can have a happy place filled with the information we love that feels as natural …

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Big Tent: Google Keynote presents internet founder Vint Cerf

Moderated by Julio Alonso, Vint Cerf presents a keynote speech at the Google Big Tent in Madrid. Google is hosting Big Tent events around the world, bringing together speakers with diverse points of view to debate some of the hot issues relating to the Internet and society.  

Oxford London Lecture 2014 Panel discussion: Keeping Our Secrets: Shaping internet technologies for the public good

Published on Mar 21, 2014 Professor Sally Mapstone chairs a panel discussion with Dr Ian Brown (Oxford University), Rt Hon David Davis MP, Stephen Deadman (Vodafone), and Nick Hopkins (Guardian). The topic of the lecture and panel is Keeping Our Secrets: Shaping internet technologies for the public good.  

TED panel talk: The interspecies internet? An idea in progress…

In this TED panel talk: Dolphin researcher Diana Reiss, musician Peter Gabriel, internet of things visionary Neil Gershenfeld and Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the internet — propose making apes, dolphins and elephants to share the internet with us. These animals all have remarkable communication skills and perhaps it would be possibly the …

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Juliana Rotich: Meet BRCK, Internet access built for Africa

FILMED JUN 2013 • POSTED JUN 2013 • TEDGlobal 2013 TED presents Nairobi-based Juliana Rotich, cofounder of the open-source software Ushahidi. They are offering resilient connectivity via BRCK to the developing world. Since it remains challenging to get and stay connected in a region with frequent blackouts and spotty Internet hookups. [KGVID width=”720″ height=”400″]http://www.ourprg.com/Video/JulianaRotich_2013G-480p.mp4[/KGVID]

Juan Enriquez: Your online life, permanent as a tattoo

FILMED FEB 2013 • POSTED MAY 2013 • TED2013 TED presents Juan Enriquez who writtes and  thinks about profound changes that genomics will bring in business, technology, and society.. What if Andy Warhol had it wrong, and instead of being famous for 15 minutes, we’re only anonymous for that long? In this short talk, Juan Enriquez looks …

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Andrew Blum: What is the Internet, really?

When a squirrel chewed through a cable and knocked him offline, journalist Andrew Blum started wondering what the Internet was really made of. So he set out to go see it — the underwater cables, secret switches and other physical bits that make up the net.