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Forecasting the Future of Cloud Computing

Scientific American examines cloud computing, a network-centric approach to delivering information and services

How Was Egypt's Internet Access Shut Off?

How Was Egypt's Internet Access Shut Off?

Preliminary investigations indicate that most of the country's ISPs cut Internet access within a 20-minute period, likely at the government's behest

January 28, 2011 — Larry Greenemeier

A Digital Life

New systems may allow people to record everything they see and hear--and even things they cannot sense--and to store all these data in a personal digital archive

March 1, 2007 — Gordon Bell and Jim Gemmell

Re-thinking the Internet with security and mobility in mind

The middle-aged Internet (ARPANET first went live more than 40 years ago) could easily slide into complacency, but the National Science Foundation (NSF) might be staving this off with four multimillion-dollar grants that the agency has recently awarded.

August 31, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier