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Information in the Pipes: Controlling the Internet and the Power Within

Tim Wu’s The Master Switch recounts the historical context of what he refers to as “The Cycle”, the ever flowing cycle of invention and innovation in the land of information empires, wherein the natural state becomes monopoly. 893 more words

Media Industries

TV isn't dead, it's evolving

My latest column over at IBC356 about the current state of TV in an historical context.  https://www.ibc.org/delivery/blog-tv-isnt-dead-its-evolving/2689.article


Indonesia blocks online-blogging site Tumblr over porn


© AFP/File | Tumblr has fallen foul of Indonesia’s government

JAKARTA (AFP) – Indonesia has blocked online blogging service Tumblr over pornographic content, the government said Tuesday, in Jakarta’s latest crackdown on obscenity. 257 more words


If we take a look at the history of the information and communication industries, big corporations, like AT&T for example, have always been in control of how we access these utilities. 562 more words

Media Industries

Golden Oldie vs. Shiny New Internet #CyberSecurity

If the internet were made of metal, it would probably be old and rusted, because it was created in the 1960’s…  Think about that.

Most of us in the modern world use it with no idea of how it works or its life expectancy.  478 more words


Zero to One

Although Peter Thiel’s book was first published in 2014, it is still engaging and relevant. The book is concise and punchy, talking to all things startup and evolving your dream into a sustainable monopoly. 160 more words

How IT threatens democracy


MUNICH — The Internet and social media were once hailed for creating new opportunities to spread democracy and freedom. 406 more words

The Muslim Times