Can the infrastructure of the internet support a future of smart grids, home area networks, web-connected TVs and intelligent appliances? If the coming decade brings the dramatic technological changes being promised today, we might soon discover the answer … for better or for worse. Consider just some of the... Read more
A growing body of data suggests that in-depth changes are needed to meet the future growth needs of the Internet infrastructure. This year’s “Future of the Internet” conference in Prague, set for 11 to 15 May, will focus on the societal and economic developments of tomorrow’s online Internet and... Read more
More head-spinning updates on the “Google searches are melting the planet” brouhaha: the research that reportedly found two Google searches produce as much carbon dioxide as heating up a pot of tea is being refuted not only by Google but by … the researcher himself. The Guardian reports today... Read more