For the past two decades, the Internet has operated as an unregulated, competitive free market. Given the tendency of networked industries to lapse into monopoly—think of AT&T’s 70-year hold over telephone service, for example—that’s a minor miracle. But recent developments are putting the Internet’s decentralized architecture in danger.
Finally, the court concluded that the preliminary injunction doesn’t violate the First Amendment, because “the First Amendment doesn’t protect copyright infringement
« Brew beer with Brewbot, the world’s smartest personal brewery ». (via Brewbot – Brew Beer With Your Smartphone)
« It turned out that Google was holding onto one organization within Motorola: the Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group. Headed by Regina Dugan, the former director of the U.S. Defense Department’s fabled Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), ATAP aims to bring the same approach to mobile-gadget innovation that DARPA used to kickstart the Internet, satellite navigation, stealth fighters and other technologies that started small and eventually mattered a lot ». (via Project Ara: Inside Google’s Modular Smartphone | TIME.com)
« Our current prototype is a 5” phone containing customized hardware and software designed to track the full 3D motion of the device, while simultaneously creating a map of the environment ». (via ATAP Project Tango – Google)
(via Cultural Differences)
This report is the first part of a sustained effort through 2014 by the Pew Research Center to mark the 25th anniversary of the creation of the World Wide Web by Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
Il est évident que le bon modèle économique ne consiste pas à induire le consommateur en erreur, ce qui du reste est aussi contraire à l’esprit du droit européen sur la protection des consommateurs
The aspects of our lives that make us who we are—the people we love and the people who love us, our passions and obsessions, our flaws and our work and our deepest, darkest secrets—clearly surpass the imagination of apps like Reporter
L’ampleur des enjeux appelle à se doter de réelles capacités d’observation et d’intervention. La complexité des sujets relève autant de la technique que de la connaissance fine des usages cognitifs qu’ont les internautes face à des pages ou des modèles d’affaire en pleine disruption.