IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 26 July 2017

Valuable coverage of significant current policy activities happening around the world in the sphere of internet technology is provided courtesy of IEEE. 26 July 2017 summary – IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor – is available here. Read more summaries here.

How Identity Can Enable a People-Centered Internet

Understanding Identity through Function By Joe Andrieu This is the second of a regular column on Identity for the People Centered Internet. In the first column, I introduced the idea of Functional Identity as a way for ordinary people to discuss identity, with this definition: Identity is how we keep track of people and things, […]

Let’s Assess and Improve the Internet: Help UNESCO Develop the Tools

UNESCO’s project to define Internet Universality indicators aims to build a framework of indicators to assess levels of achievement of the Internet in individual countries. Do you work for a government, for an intergovernmental organization or for an NGO, the private sector or the technical community? Are you are an academic, a journalist or a person […]

IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 19 July 2017

Valuable coverage of significant current policy activities happening around the world in the sphere of internet technology is provided courtesy of IEEE. 19 July 2017 summary – IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor – is available here. Read more summaries here.

IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 12 July 2017

Valuable coverage of significant current policy activities happening around the world in the sphere of internet technology is provided courtesy of IEEE. 12 July 2017 summary – IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor – is available here. Read more summaries here.

Tunisia’s Digital Inclusion Team: TAWASOL Enters the World Stage

By Meyer Bnouni, IEEE SIGHT Tunisia Secretary-General We live in a world ruled by interconnectivity where everything must evolve together. Scientists and engineers, once confined to their labs, are now bringing new dimensions to their work, taking into account political, economic, social and ethical considerations. One of the occasions during which such synergistic interactions and collaborations […]

The Evolution of the Internet – Stories of Adapting and Change

By Vint Cerf “The story of the Internet continues to this day, evolving and adapting to new technologies, spawning new applications and companies to provide them.” The 40 Maps that Explain the Internet and the accompanying commentary are largely accurate in their description of the evolution of the Internet from its early experimental phase as […]

IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 5 July 2017

Valuable coverage of significant current policy activities happening around the world in the sphere of internet technology is provided courtesy of IEEE. 5 July 2017 summary – IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor – is available here. Read more summaries here.

Do the Internet and Automation Make Us More or Less Civilized as Societies?

By David Bray “The internet, globalization, and increasing inter-connectivity of the planet has created an environment that is cognitively very different from what most of our ancestors ever experienced.” People Centered Internet’s Senior Fellow Dr. David Bray offers reflections and insights from his “day job” as a public servant in the US government. Do you find […]

Evolving Standards for Assuring an Inclusive Internet

https://ieeetv.ieee.org/ieeetv-specials/connecting-the-next-billion-internet-inclusion-advancing-solutions The People Centered Internet was part of IEEE’s  Internet Inclusion: Advancing Solutions in Washington, D.C., on 24 April and 25 April. Day 1 included working group sessions, and Day 2 included a 2.5 hour briefing that was publicly broadcast live via IEEE.tv, and which is included below for on demand viewing. Sessions built on previous internet inclusion events organized by […]