Category Archives: Convergence for a Converging World

Testing.

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Yokatta!

Congrats to Japan for breaking their own maglev (high-speed) train record (603km/h | 374mph!)

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No Static At All…

Norway will become the first nation to officially switch-off their FM radio signal in 2017.

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The Top 3.

1) America; 2) China; and, 3) Japan in global economic ranking/generated e-waste (surprisingly only 7% of global e-waste is computers, phones or printers) comprised of discarded bathroom, kitchen and laundry equipment. Overall, only 16% of this toxic trash is being … Continue reading

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Perpetual Photos…

American scientists have reportedly created an ‘eternal’ camera powered by the light it uses to take pictures (meaning it could theoretically take photos for perpetuity). They are now working to refine the devices’ (still) crude technology for commercial application.

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.sucks

In light of .sucks being approved as a domain… does this create an opening for other less than upstanding domain names?

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GOT.

HBO’s Game of Thrones P2P popularity shows no signs of abating. This is evidenced by the over 5 million (and counting) illegal downloads of Season Five’s Premiere.

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.sucks

Yes, there’s a domain for that. And, it is getting a lot of attention regarding reported price-gouging due to a rush of ‘defensive-registering’ requests.

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The Great Cannon.

China’s ‘Great Firewall’ looks to have a new addition in what researchers have dubbed ‘The Great Cannon’ as the PRC continues their aggressive ‘net censorship.

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Rising Censorship?

A Japanese court decision ruling that Google (must) remove two critical customer reviews raises important questions about transnational censorship (as the court ruled that the firm removes the content globally).

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