Should Reddit be a home for "Free Speech?" Or just "Good Speech?" And who gets to decide? This week on the podcast.
A new, customizable dashboard with real-time info about the Net coming soon
Internet Monitor’s mission is to collect and share data about how people all over the world access and use the Internet. This fall the project plans to release a new platform for displaying all this data and more on one dashboard.
Deadline for Submissions: September 15th, 2015
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society is excited to announce a writing competition to identify innovative multistakeholder governance groups and help us understand the conditions under which they are most effective.
Teens and screens; digital disintermediation; Hey, Internet Monitor!
What happens when municipal utilities and companies compete to provide local Internet services? Find out on this week's podcast.
Worries about the "great glitch," reasons for stealing data, big ideas about the future and the Internet, and more... in this week's Buzz.
Global Access in Action (GAiA), an initiative of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard, is hosting a workshop today to explore lessons from the recent Ebola outbreak for improving future preparedness for public health crises. Forty leaders from civil society, academia, international procurement and donor agencies, government, and the pharmaceutical industry will review the Ebola drug development landscape and explore ways to alter policies to strengthen ongoing research and reduce the incidence and severity of future outbreaks.
We are in an era where media audiences are more diverse than ever. And the amount and kinds of content to which these audiences have access is exploding as well. This week's episode of the podcast asks: how do we define the public in public radio?
Reddit revolt, a guilty pleasure, destroying the Internet and more... in this week's Buzz.
Holyoke Gas & Electric’s telecom division provides high-speed Internet access to local businesses and public agencies, bringing in revenue and profits while aiding in local economic development and saving the municipality more than $300,000 a year. At the same time, it has expanded to other lines of business and serves three communities outside Holyoke which need its help. HG&E Telecom’s success in a competitive environment suggests opportunities for other municipal light plants in Massachusetts and other states.