Posts Tagged: internet

Internet of Things technology installed on flight #370 could have avoided the disaster!

I blogged today that, unless the engines on Flight 370 used some sort of proprietary communications protocol, it should have been possible for the airline and the flight tower to have had simultaneous REAL-TIME access to the engine data: the problem is that Internet of Things technology is ahead of management practices to capitalize onRead… Read more »

The 4-1-1 to IPv6

Republished from Mary Davie’s blog, Great Government through Technology Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) year-end FY14 deadlines are fast approaching for the federal government. If you haven’t started, now is a good time to consider how far we’ve come and what we have left to do to complete IPv6 transition. The CIO Council’s IPv6 guidanceRead… Read more »

The Transformative Power of the Internet – Plus Your Weekend Reads

In the 21st century the world runs on the internet. But so very few of us understand the power behind the mouse. In part four of the DorobekINSIDER’s interview with journalist and author Andrew Blum, we look at how these connected networks are transforming the way we live, work and think. It seems to beRead… Read more »

Who really knows how the internet works? Bueller? Part 3

There is a major disconnect that exists right now about the use, state and function of the information highway. Many leading internet policy experts simply don’t understand how the internet works on a physical level. They don’t know how the networks connect, worse yet, they don’t seem to care. That’s one of the reasons thatRead… Read more »

Should the way the internet works, matter to you? – Part Two

Why should anyone care where the internet comes from? You log on to your computer daily, hourly, minutely. But do you know where the data is streaming from? Or how it works? Do you even care? Journalist Andrew Blum explained to the Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER program, why you should care about where theRead… Read more »

A Journey to the Center of the Internet – Part One

Ever wonder where your Internet comes from or where it goes when it leaves your living room? After a squirrel took a bite out of his home internet cable, Journalist Andrew Blum decided to go on a mission to find where the internet is located. Seriously. His goal was to find the physical space thatRead… Read more »

Belkin Unveils Echo Sensor Technology for Intelligent Use of Water, Energy and Natural Gas Resources

HydroPoint Data Systems Partners With Belkin Echo Water for Smart Water Management; Department of Defense Selects Belkin Echo Electricity for Military Installation Demonstration Belkin, a trusted leader of technology solutions for office, classroom, IT infrastructure, and mobile environments, today introduced Echo, an advanced sensor technology system for buildings that analyzes the use of water, electricityRead… Read more »

New IDC report that Internet of Things has reached “tipping point” for government applications!

Hi! I just blogged a new report from IDC, The Coming of Age of the Internet of Things in Government. The report concludes that: “The Internet of Things is reaching a tipping point that will make it a sustainable paradigm for practical applications. The public sector’s use of the IoT is still limited but emergingRead… Read more »

Could This Be the End of ‘One World, One Internet’?

Next Friday, December 21st, is a big day for the internet. It is the culminating day of the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai, the only conference of its kind in 24 years. On the agenda is a of review the international telecommunication regulations. Since the previous meeting in 1988, much has changed onRead… Read more »