There are many proposals that governments should nationalize, break up or “regulate” Facebook and similar platforms. Those proposals range from useless to dangerous. With one exception.
In rural, remote and northern communities across Canada, First Nations technicians are taking on Internet connectivity challenges themselves. Then what?
..and how host and federate (=connect) them.
Here are the key concepts of a great white paper.
Or any other similar service, actually. Here is just one small example from Mumbai.
What is the point of replacing Facebook and Google with the same things, just with another “owner”?
Living without ever using any physical money is already possible in many places. But it has at least two big drawbacks, that most people do not seem to see at all.
Actions that people would NEVER do in a non-digital world are today built into the tools they depend on every day.
The popular dating app Tinder was caught charging its users as much as three times more for the same service, depending on the ages of those users. What does this mean?
“Data used to be much simpler”. Too simple, probably. Starting this year, we have one more reason to deploy personal clouds as soon as possible: peak data governance.