What is fiber-optic internet? | KELOLAND.com

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Midco officially announced its move to an all-fiber optic internet network.  But what is fiber-optic internet? It is a method of broadband just like a cable modem, Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), wireless or satellite. The difference with fiber is it transmits data at speeds far […]

Internet Computer (ICP). See Why!

Internet Computer just recently launched to the public in May 2021. Unlike SafeMoon, Shiba Inu and other new cryptocurrencies in 2021, Internet Computer has been in development for several years by some of the greatest minds in cryptography. What is Internet Computer? Internet Computer is an innovation upon normal blockchain […]

The Rotting Internet Is a Collective Hallucination

Sixty years ago the futurist Arthur C. Clarke observed that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. The internet—how we both communicate with one another and together preserve the intellectual products of human civilization—fits Clarke’s observation well. In Steve Jobs’s words, “it just works,” as readily as clicking, tapping, […]

My advice about internet advice

I’m amazed at the power the nameless, faceless internet holds over most people. Especially for parenting-related advice today, if you found it on the internet, that’s somehow reason enough to qualify as solid advice.  This makes no sense. But I’m here for you fellow parents. Here’s the Daddy Days Guide […]

Southwest Airlines among websites impacted by global internet outage

A wave of brief internet outages hit the websites and apps of dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies across the globe Thursday. Internet monitoring websites including ThousandEyes, Downdetector.com and Fing.comshowed dozens of disruptions, including to U.S.-based airlines.   Southwest Airlines reported a “brief outage” affecting its website and “internet-based […]

Devices to share internet on June 8. How to opt out

Amazon is planning to automatically enroll owners of its devices in a program that would share a slice of their internet connection with neighbors. Amazon confirmed in an email to USA TODAY that the program will launch on eligible Echo devices starting June 8.  Amazon Sidewalk is a low-bandwidth shared network […]