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the freediving born to run?

A friend from my Cairo days and avid diver shared a longer piece about freediving by journalist and author James Nestor (thanks Linda!). Nestor argues that  1,928 more words

(trail) Running

Tim Wu - The Right To Avoid Regulation

Jeff Clements of Free Speech for People (a great organization; check out their website) forwarded this terrific article to me the other day that appeared in… 127 more words

Net Neutrality Presentation

In the world of short presentations on net neutrality, information empires, and Tim Wu, this may fall only a mile short of Tim Wu.  MASTER SWITCH PRESENTATION-2


One point about a philosophy of technology, which I have noted previously, is that if it is to be possible to theorize technology in a formal and abstract sense, apart from questions of applications in the realm of ethics or politics, then this presents us with some considerations of approach. 225 more words


Discrimination on the Internet - Net Neutrality

On November 10, 2011 the U. S. Senate Democrats  defeated an attempt to repeal a federal rule designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over the Internet. 1,489 more words

Law And Policy

Two fingers hover over the master switch

Google’s takeover of Motorola’s mobile phone operations may strengthen its hold on the master switch of the Internet, to the detriment of all users.

The Cycle: Open then closed… 389 more words