White space TV frequency internet developed for rural communities

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28962232 Discussion: Access to super-fast broadband is something many people in the UK take for granted. However, for people living in some of the country’s more remote areas, it can be difficult to even get a connection. Developers claim TV white space technology may be the answer to this problem. Source: BBC Date: August 30, 2014 Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28962232… Read more »

Twitter, Big Data and the Gaza-Israel Conflict

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28952831 Discussion: Data visualisation enables us to map connections across social media like Twitter and see how different groups of people relate to each other. Israeli data scientist Gilad Lotan has been mapping interactions across Twitter during the Israeli-Gaza conflict. The aim of social media is to bring people together – so what is it… Read more »

App downloads slowing down

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  Discussion: Now that the smartphone has become the norm in our society, the newest app’s are no longer a topic of discussion with your friends or co-workers. Why is this happening? The average number of app’s on a persons phone in the U.S. is 32.8. The number of app’s being downloaded is declining; and… Read more »