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Mitchell Baker: Technology is Not Enough!

The panel discussion among Internet pioneers started innocently enough, with Vint Cerf and David Farber reminiscing about the early days of the Internet and the other titans of personal computing. 783 more words

Media And The Digital Divide

Africa primed to take advantage of the internet opportunity

There has been robust growth in Internet access and usage over the past few years and Africa is now primed to take advantage of the social and economic opportunities that the Internet can bring to people across the continent. 299 more words

Innovation

Internet Society Report Points to Rapid Internet Growth in Africa; Outlines Path to Further Expansion

TUNIS, Tunisia, June 2, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ In order to better understand what African nations need to do to reap the full benefits of the Internet, the Internet Society today released the study… 815 more words

Africa

IDENTITY CRISIS

Your likeness doesn’t belong to you. I like to play around with my own image from time to time, between banging my head against the proverbial wall, in the hopes that I’ll get to know myself a little better. 346 more words

Sarah Samways

Local internet hosting is key to internet development in Africa

The development of locally relevant content that is attractive to users has been shown to have a positive impact on internet adoption. As the infrastructure necessary for internet access is becoming more available efforts to increase internet adoption rates are now focused on the development of such content. 746 more words

Innovation

Support for security tech tops iSoc's Africa plan for 2015

Security is rising to the top of the list of issues that the Internet Society (iSoc) is tackling in Africa, joining its efforts to develop infrastructure and promote an inclusive “bottom-up” governance model for the Web. 315 more words

West Africa

Black Friday & Cyber Monday

‘Tis the season to be shopping, fa la la la la, la la la laaaaa.

Thanksgiving weekend marks the shopping season of the year. Actually, now that I think about it, it’s more like Thanksgiving week that marks the shopping season, because, let’s face it, Black Friday has gotten so crazy that it starts Thanksgiving night. 392 more words

Internet & Society