Seismic shifts in international data markets demand an update of broadband Internet policy

Through the parallel internet, platforms have driven seismic shifts in global data flows. GT The global policy movement to improve connectivity and bridge the digital divide has generated reports on international data markets and associated regulatory policies. The papers sometimes introduce confusing terms: usage, transitivity, gaze, and association. Each term has a specific meaning and … Read more

My sad, lonely and expensive adventures in Zuckerberg’s virtual reality

Just what does the Meta get for all the money you spend on the “metaverse”? (Eric Risberg | AP photo) Seen on a device screen in Sausalito, California, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces his new name, Meta, during a virtual event on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Zuckerberg spoke about his latest passion – creating reality. … Read more

Misinformation is a pandemic, and social media is desperately trying to navigate it

Easy access to information and the Internet has made a huge impact in society. From increasing cultural literacy and news in general to enabling people to stay connected, the rapid information age has definitely changed how society communicates. However, certain challenges have emerged – and the spread of misinformation is central to them. The fear … Read more