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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


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

Does Technology Make Us Impatient? I Think So

Throughout the day, my internet has been absolute crap. It’s slow, keeps becoming responsive, the scroll bar shuts itself down, and I have to close my entire browser just to get things to work fast enough. 445 more words

Internet & Society


As our technology advances, it seems like it is getting easier for the government and companies to access our information and harder for us to keep any of it private. 130 more words

Internet & Society

Internet tax

I found a recent news article announcing Internet users might be paying a new federal tax with their monthly bills if Obama’s new net neutrality plan is established. 98 more words

Internet & Society