Category Archives: Network Infrastructure

What Makes Cities Bloom and Prosper?: Connected and Cooperating People

This is the title of chapter 8 that I wrote in a book*) about “Smart Cities”, see picture. ============part of chapter===== What Makes Cities Bloom and Prosper?: Connected & Cooperating People Jaap van Till Prof Emeritus Network Architecture and Digital Infrastructures, Tildro … 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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How resilient is a complex system? Is it near collapse?

Albert-​​László Barabási and his colleagues have published a breakthrough paper in Nature about the first-ever tool they developed to identify whether complex systems—be they technological, ecological, or biological—are in danger of failing. Will they collapse under disconnections/ disruptions, partial failures & … Continue reading

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Definition Of ” a #Sharesome ” (NL: ” een #Deelzaam “)

Dear fellow #Synthecrats, 1. As you know we are moving in the direction of an “Economy of Sharing” (NL: DeelEconomie”. This covers a very wide range and many forms of sharing. From @Ebay (NL: marktplaats) on Internet to Abe Pierre/Emaus … Continue reading

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Refreshing statement about Net Neutrality and Broadband, Guifi Nets

1. At the recent @Commsday conference @Cisco exec Dr. Bob Pepper said:          “We are all really just back-hauling  (with optical fiber cables) Wi-Fi anyway!” A very focussed thought indeed for Telco’s, CableTV network providers as well … Continue reading

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