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The nightmare videos of childrens’ YouTube — and what’s wrong with the internet today | James Bridle

I’m James. I’m a writer and artist, and I make work about technology. I do things like draw life-size outlines of military drones in city streets around the world, so that people can start to think and get their heads around these really quite hard-to-see and hard-to-think-about technologies. I make things like neural networks that […]

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Can Lasers Make The Internet Faster?

looking at past trends we could guess that we’re going to be wanting to send more and more data at higher higher rates so if you upload a video to Facebook for example, Facebook is storing your video until someone asked for it. So if you suddenly say now I want to see my dog […]

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What is MERCURY? | Internet of People

the internet was designed to connect people directly and for a while it did but today’s internet works in very differently even though we seem to be more connected than ever our phones and computers are locked away behind Internet service providers home routers and countless servers connections can only be made on the whims […]

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Data Flow on the Internet

Welcome to Data Flow on the Internet. The Internet is a worldwide collection of computers that are linked together. These global connections form a common, wide area network also known as the World Wide Web. This global connection allows you to exchange information with someone down the street or halfway around the world at any […]

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Google Public Data Explorer

Which jobs are paying the highest salaries in my country? Where should I send my kids to school? How are the population and unemployment rates changing in my community? This year alone, over 800,000 petabytes of digital data will be generated around the world. Understanding data is important for developing new solutions to the difficult […]

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Why Bing Isn’t a Failure (& the Future of the Internet)

Here’s something you’ve never, ever heard before: “Hey, good question, you should Bing it” Okay, maybe once. But, except maybe as a punchline, nobody uses Bing. Microsoft has tried, and tried, and tried again, They redesigned the website, spent millions advertising a pun making Google look better, even paid people to use it. And yet, […]

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How Much Energy Does The Internet Use?

So, the internet. It’s a pretty big deal. The human race generates a lot of data — and these days, we’re all about storing it in the cloud. And even though we talk about the cloud as though it’s this weird space of non-being, all of that data that we send to it are actually […]

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Meet Business Analysts at Google

My name is Rachel Poulsen and I am a Senior Product Analyst. Hi my name is Wei Yang. I’m a Product Analyst. My name is Dan Blum. I’m a Business Analyst. Business analysts analyze data to find different insights that will drive a business impact, and we analyze products and we drive decisions around those […]

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