Category Archives: Internet success

Bregman on Post Corona, basis 2 for Synthecracy

  Dear All, Below I have re-blogged a brilliant article by NL Historian Rutger Bregman, who has xtal-clear observations and is becoming quite famous for his fearless expression of them. He talks here about the wind that is changing direction, … Continue reading

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Internets Expand in a Fractal Pattern

  Dear Digerati and politicians,   (( Updated July 26, 2017))  This Internet Fractal pattern shown above may help you get a better view on what this infrastructural life form is. It is mapped on the famous Mandelbrot Fractal: It explains … Continue reading

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‘Das Digital’1.0: Appreciation of internet and its Impact

Introduction Most public & media stories for the last decade or so about ‘the internet’ ; whatever that is; are alarmist and use ‘memes’ (look it up!) to attract attention. ‘Bad for children’, ‘harmful to your brain’, ‘incites sex and … Continue reading

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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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What IS Internet ? Sept. 3, 2015 version

((This is not The Internet [text stolen from René Magritte’s Pipe painting] , it shows the many thousands of links between AS addresses some years ago)) = Introduction Since a few years politicians from many nation state governments have started … 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. Van Till’s Law

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

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