Monthly Archives: August 2008

NSF and the Birth of the Internet

The National Science Foundation recently posted a Flash-based multimedia presentation titled ” NSF and the Birth of the Internet” that describes the agency’s role in developing the decentralized communication system. Clearly it represents the institutional voice in the internet’s history, … Continue reading

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Ubiquity or broadband?

I’ve started to analyze our latest data from a few rural regions in the U.S., where small communities recently obtained broadband services.  This is a five-year, USDA-funded study that should provide us with some insights about what difference broadband makes … Continue reading

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University of Coimbra Student Named Finalist for Adobe Award

Diana Antunes, a student at the University of Coimbra, was honored earlier this month as an Adobe Design Achievement Awards finalist. The Adobe Design Achievement Awards is a competition of over 2700 students from 33 countries. Antunes created muxicall, a … Continue reading

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UT Austin Students Accepted into U.Frame Festival in Porto

Several University of Texas at Austin students have been accepted into U.Frame, an international film and video festival taking place from October 1-5 in Porto, Portugal. Accepted entries of fiction include Gabriela Yeper’s Danzak, Nazanin Shirazi’s Red Wednesday, Molly Green’s … Continue reading

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