Why do things look grim for liberal democracy these days? How can our traditional democratic values fight back? Can we get together on any unimpeachable authority?
Published May 3, 2018 in Warp & Woof Life on the Internet: No Fear, No Shame Why All the Fuss? William Sundwick Why are so many people so afraid of sharing “personal information” with the world, anyway? Lately, especially with Facebook, it has verged on mass paranoia. Warp and Woof, the blog, was launched onContinue reading “Life on the Internet: No Fear, No Shame”
Old article from philosophy blog Aeon covering much of same ground as my December post, “My Struggle with Facebook Addiction” — should we regulate the Internet user experience (browsers, social media platforms) to facilitate more self-control? I usually just tell myself it’s time to stop … but, there’s definitely a lag in my motor functionsContinue reading “Link from Aeon”
Last year’s post on “The Future” page: “Mysteries of the Internet” dealt with ICANN and international control, now Trump administration appears to want to undo that … with new pick for NTIA head
As reported Monday: pretty tough to actually shut down a webstie — Daily Stormer moves to .ru domain!
Footnote to last March post: “Mysteries of the Internet” … it’s actually pretty hard to shut down a website, even one as egregious as The Daily Stormer
Published March 9, 2017 in Warp & Woof Mysteries of the Internet: IP Addresses – Where Do They Come From, and Why Should You Care? William Sundwick TCP/IP When the Department of Defense first developed DARPANET, in the late 1960s, it immediately became apparent that all the participating research institutions whose big clunky IBM mainframes,Continue reading “Mysteries of the Internet: IP Addresses”