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The Broadband Difference: How online Americans' behavior changes with high-speed Internet connections at home

Created by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, this report focuses on the nature of broadband --- high speed communication --- use in American homes. The report reveals that nearly 24 million Americans (21% of all Internet users) have high-speed connections at home; as a result, they are able to spend more time online and perform more activities within a shorter period of time than dial-up...

https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/2002/06/23/the-broadban...
Radio Frequency Identification

A wealth of information about RFID is available at this site (1), ranging from background material to case studies. A discussion highlighting the myriad of uses for RFID is included. Transponder News (2) offers several articles that explore the technology in greater detail. Two in particular look at current and future trends, while others are editorial essays and technical notes. Pacific Northwest...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2003/0606
CNN.com/Technology: Unleash the Beast Inside Your Cell Phone

In a June 13, 2003 news article, a writer from Popular Science magazine discusses the "untapped potential of the cell phone computer." The article focuses on the processing power of Java-enabled cell phones, which are quickly entering the market with, most notably, gaming applications. Cell phones have many more possible uses than just gaming, and the article gives a number of examples as well as...

http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/ptech/06/13/popsci.beast.phone/...
JSR 185: Java Technology for the Wireless Industry

This Web site is the homepage of an initiative to create a new Java specification for wireless devices. Several documents are available for public viewing, including the Proposed Final Draft of the specification, which was released on June 4, 2003.

https://www.jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=185
SenSay: A Context-Aware Mobile Phone

Mobile phone users must be conscious of their phone's settings wherever they go, and are required to adjust settings such as ring volume and vibration depending on the surrounding environment. This research paper introduces SenSay, an intelligent mobile phone system developed at Carnegie Mellon University that is designed to eliminate the constant attention required by current mobile phones. "It...

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~aura/docdir/sensay_iswc.pdf
From Theory to Practice: An Overview of MIMO Space-Time Coded Wireless Systems

Published in the April 2003 issue of the Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, this tutorial paper introduces "multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) space-time coded wireless systems" and discusses recent progress in their design and performance. Hailed as a breakthrough emerging technology that has profound implications for digital communications, these systems have the potential to resolve...

http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.116.5...
The State of Wireless London

This website provides the results from a survey, sponsored by the International Chamber of Commerce, which reports on the growth of wireless usage in the greater London area and compares networks built by "freenetwork" groups to those built by commercial providers. The results show that London has more than 5,000 wireless networks that are being used in offices, government buildings, prisons,...

http://informal.org.uk/people/julian/publications/the_state_...
Wireless Downtowns

Coming soon to an urban center near you: wireless connectivity for your laptop or PDA, brought to you by City Hall. At least that's the hot trend among U.S. municipalities, 48 of which now offer wireless access, according to a recent report. Most municipal systems are the result of public-private partnerships, and many offer some level of free access. The first website (1) is an overview of the...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2004/1217
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Digital Archaeology

What exactly is digital archaeology? It's the documentation of the "formative years of digital culture" and it all happens right here on this site. Digital Archaeology was unveiled in London as part of Internet Week Europe 2010, bringing together a selection of sites to promote the concept of digital preservation. The main focus here is "Error 404," an exhibition that celebrates the golden age of...

http://digital-archaeology.org/