Category Archives: Internet success

Postcapitalism and the city — P2P Foundation

Paul Mason delivered this Keynote at Barcelona Initiative for Technological SovereigntyCCCB, 7 October 2016: The idea of postcapitalism consists of two hypotheses, about the unique effects of information technology (ICT). First, that information technology is preventing the normal adaptation process, … Continue reading

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Barabási’s new book ‘Network Science’ is out at last. Great teaching material.

Is Connectivity your thing? Then NETWORK SCIENCE is your book. Buy the book at Amazon or read it free online at:  http://barabasilab.com/networksciencebook/ You can read each chapter online there and sheets are also avialable for teaching & lectures.   Here … Continue reading

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Zoomable World Map of Internet Exchanges (IX’s), updated version

This map  shows the locations of Internet Exchanges. At IX’s network providers do “peering ” (transfer of internet packets to be delivered by the peering partner on the basis of about equal traffic of both providers that do peering) and … Continue reading

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On Constructive Use of ICT & Media tools for Education

On July 14, 2015 I presented a short introduction for the discussion of the TEINUM 2015 Conference in The Hague: The European International Model United Nations for young delegates from all over the world. This talk was to trigger discussion … Continue reading

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(NP12) What Drives Broadband Access Demand ? (in the Dutch Language)

On June 11 2015 in Enschede (NL),  during the “NDIX Relations Day”, I presented a short lecture about why we will need 1 / 1 Gig bit/sec network access in offices and at home. The sheets are in the Dutch … Continue reading

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(NP9) Engines for the New Power: The Four Network Effects, version April 19

  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. “Everything wants to be connected“, is the famous ‘Renan Law’ of my friend and colleague Sheldon Renan. But, why does everything in the universe want that? What is this … Continue reading

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(NP8) The Fish Power Metaphor

I have seen this inspiring metaphor of New Power emerge again and again the last few years. Often drawn as demonstration posters, which get the message across: “cooperate and join forces”. Please send me new photo’s of Fish Power, so … Continue reading

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