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The Art of Connectedness in a Virtual World

Distributed Networks Aren’t just for the internet anymore. In the world of the internet, some years ago, as a researcher at RAND Corporation, engineer Paul Baran was asked to devise new ways to make communication networks more resilient. He concluded that a distributed network—one without a fixed center of control—is strong, adaptable, and ultimately generative … Continue reading The Art of Connectedness in a Virtual World

What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

No matter your age, you know about industrial revolutions.  Remember reading about the invention of the steam engine way back in 1784 and how it changed everything from transportation on land and sea to farming?   Remember learning about the invention of electricity in the 1870's and how it transformed most homes (eventually) from candle and … Continue reading What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?