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How You—Yes, You—Are Helping Shape the Internet as We Know It

How You—Yes, You—Are Helping Shape the Internet as We Know It | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
For better or for worse, if you’re reading this, you’re participating in a vast sociological experiment. It’s easy to forget—or never realize in the f
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This Very, Very Detailed Chart Shows How All The Energy In The U.S. Is Used

This Very, Very Detailed Chart Shows How All The Energy In The U.S. Is Used | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Take a master's level course in improving your energy literacy, down to the half a percent of our energy that we use to fly military jets.
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Vint Cerf Talks About the Internet of Things – NANOG68 | ISOC Bay Area - Internet Society

Vint Cerf Talks About the Internet of Things – NANOG68 | ISOC Bay Area - Internet Society | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The SF-Bay Area ISOC Chapter team was lucky enough to catch Vint Cerf's Keynote presentation during the NANOG68 Meeting in Dallas this week. Vint's presentation
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Who’s Trying to Murder the Internet?

Who’s Trying to Murder the Internet? | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
An inside look at the most basic and effective way for hackers to shut down someone’s website.
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Fixing Indian Railways, the Not-So-Little Engine That Could

Fixing Indian Railways, the Not-So-Little Engine That Could | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
India runs—slowly, haltingly, not at all for hours at a stretch—on its overburdened railways. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hopes a debt-fueled spending bonanza will ease congestion and aid the country’s growing economy.
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We have better battery technologies, but not better batteries. Here’s why

We have better battery technologies, but not better batteries. Here’s why | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Startups with novel chemistries tend to falter before they reach full production.
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This is where your smartphone battery begins

This is where your smartphone battery begins | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Workers, including children, labor in harsh and dangerous conditions to meet the world’s soaring demand for cobalt, a mineral essential to powering electric vehicles, laptops, and smartphones, according to an investigation by The Washington Post.
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These Technologies May Actually Deliver Elon Musk’s Dream of Changing the World

These Technologies May Actually Deliver Elon Musk’s Dream of Changing the World | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Sorry, Elon, batteries alone ain't gonna do it.
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Locus Online Perspectives » Cory Doctorow:The Privacy Wars Are About to Get A Whole Lot Worse

Locus Online Perspectives » Cory Doctorow:The Privacy Wars Are About to Get A Whole Lot Worse | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
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IBM, AMD and Others Plan Assault on Intel’s Chip Dominance

IBM, AMD and Others Plan Assault on Intel’s Chip Dominance | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Few companies enjoy the kind of dominance Intel does in chips for the computers found in data centers. But competitors keep trying to pry open its server stronghold, with IBM the latest to brandish a new tool.
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How to Scrape Amazon.com: 19 Lessons I Learned While Crawling 1MM+ Product Listings

How to Scrape Amazon.com: 19 Lessons I Learned While Crawling 1MM+ Product Listings | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Here are the lessons (and code) you need to run your own 1MM+ product crawl of amazon.com
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The bandwidth bottleneck that is throttling the Internet

The bandwidth bottleneck that is throttling the Internet | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Researchers are scrambling to repair and expand data pipes worldwide — and to keep the information revolution from grinding to a halt.
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Countries Don’t Control the Internet. Companies Do.

Countries Don’t Control the Internet. Companies Do. | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Omnes cives Googlani sumus. We are all Google citizens now. Google has colonized more countries than the Ancient Romans. In 95 percent of countries, e
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Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Top-secret startup Magic Leap has raised a record-breaking amount of money in pursuit of a radical concept: blending the digital and the physical.
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The DDoS Attack on Dyn’s DNS Infrastructure

Dyn suffered a DDoS attack from the Mirai botnet on its managed DNS infrastructure, which impacted the performance of more than 1200 domains globally.
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WTF is a container?

WTF is a container? | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
You can't go to a developer conference today and not hear about software containers: Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos and a bunch of other names with a nautical ring..
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The batteries in your favorite devices are literally covering Chinese villages in black soot

The batteries in your favorite devices are literally covering Chinese villages in black soot | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
There’s a trace of graphite in many of today’s consumer devices. In these Chinese villages near the factories that produce it, it’s everywhere — in their water, inside their homes and on their food.
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Power and Automation Redefined - Schneider Electric Blog

Power and Automation Redefined - Schneider Electric Blog | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The recent growth of internet-connected industrial and personal devices is dubbed the ‘Internet of Things’ (IOT) revolution. Yet, this trend is really an evolution that has been underway for quite... Read more »
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Quantum Computers Are Coming, and the World Might Not Be Ready

Quantum Computers Are Coming, and the World Might Not Be Ready | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
They could do wonders for medicine, chemistry, banking and information-gathering. There's just one problem.
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The New Age in Digital Security

The New Age in Digital Security | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
With the intention of learning the ins and outs of the music industry, I began my work at Epic Records at Sony Music Entertainment in December 2014, just after
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The Next Generation of Wireless — “5G” — Is All Hype. — Backchannel

The Next Generation of Wireless — “5G” — Is All Hype. — Backchannel | Tech Infrastructure | Scoop.it
5G is just a marketing term. The connectivity we crave — cheap, fast, ubiquitous — won’t happen without more fiber in the ground.
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