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«El wifi supone tanto peligro como un caracol en una autopista: ¡Ninguno!»

«El wifi supone tanto peligro como un caracol en una autopista: ¡Ninguno!» | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
¿Recuerda cuando se decía que los microondas podían perjudicar la salud? Hubo un tiempo en el que temíamos calentar la comida en ese nuevo electrodoméstico por el temor de sacar de ahí un plato «atómico» además de recalentado. Superadas las primeras inquietudes, hemos aceptado el calentamiento por rozamiento como parte de nuestra vida cotidiana sin prestarle más atención que la de no pasarnos con los minutos. Ahora, son otro tipo de ondas las que nos traen de cabeza. La idea de que la telefonía móvil o el wifi pueden perjudicar la salud está muy extendida, hasta el punto de que existen peticiones para eliminar las redes inalámbricas de los colegios y evitar la exposición en los más pequeños, y otros acusan a las antenas de estar enfermos o padecer cáncer. En algunos casos incluso han conseguido retirarlas.
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Free Wi-FI is Transforming Life in Africa

Free Wi-FI is Transforming Life in Africa | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
In Africa, the trend is towards providing citizens with free Wi-Fi in order to boost economic activity and education, in line with McKinsey’s projection that if internet penetration grows in the same way as that of mobile phones on the continent, it could contribute as much as 10 per cent – $300 billion – of the continent’s total GDP by 2025.

The provision of free Wi-Fi is becoming a continent-wide trend. In Kenya, the county of Nakuru is offering residents free access through a partnership between the State House Digital Team and the county government, at the reported cost of US$2 million.
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School Buses add WiFi to Bring Internet to Homes of Poor Students

School Buses add WiFi to Bring Internet to Homes of Poor Students | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Rural school districts find creative ways to bring Internet access to students at their homes in poor areas. One school district parks Wi-Fi enabled buses at a trailer park.
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The World's Fastest Wi-Fi Makes Google Fiber Look Like Dial-Up

The World's Fastest Wi-Fi Makes Google Fiber Look Like Dial-Up | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Everybody hates wires, but if you want crazy speed, they're the way to go. But maybe not anymore. A team of German scientists have developed record-setting Wi-Fi that cooks right along at 100 Gigabits per second.
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