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View Resource Internet 2 Homepage

It is almost universally agreed that the Internet bandwidth problem has reached critical proportions for the research and education community. This site presents possible solutions. The Internet 2 site provides information about the "cooperative effort of member universities working together with private member companies and non-profit organizations," through "high bandwidth and bandwidth...

https://www.internet2.edu/
View Resource All Packets Should Not Be Created Equal: The Internet2 Project

This article, by William H. Graves, President of the COLLEGIS Research Institute, and former Senior Information Technology Officer and founder of the Institute for Academic Technology (IAT) at the University of North Carolina, (discussed in the September 13, 1996 Scout Report), contains a thought-provoking and succinct defense of the concept of "differentiated network services and related...

http://www.dlib.org/dlib/april98/graves/04graves.html
View Resource TechRepublic

C|net's TechRepublic is a convenient, one stop compendium of its web developer information. Articles from various c|net locations are compiled in the topics of web authoring, graphics and design, servers, hosting & hardware, and marketing and management. Latest articles appear at the top of the page in a section called Top of the Stack. Builder News compiles relevant articles from News.com (...

http://www.techrepublic.com/
View Resource The Abilene Project

Internet2, a project to bypass the congested public Internet and link research institutions via a high-speed network, takes its first big step forward this month with the launch of the Abilene test-bed. Abilene will initially link 70 research institutions with 13,000 miles of fiber-optic cable looped between New York and Seattle and operating at 2.4G bits per second. Designed to serve the academic...

https://www.internet2.edu/products-services/advanced-network...
View Resource The Internet2 Project

Internet2, a project to bypass the congested public Internet and link research institutions via a high-speed network, takes its first big step forward this month with the launch of the Abilene test-bed. Abilene will initially link 70 research institutions with 13,000 miles of fiber-optic cable looped between New York and Seattle and operating at 2.4G bits per second. Designed to serve the academic...

https://www.internet2.edu/
View Resource The Network is the User Experience: Microsoft's .NET Announcement

The latest issue of Jakob Nielsen's well-respected Alertbox analyzes Microsoft's .NET announcement made last week, which he describes as a "brilliant strategic move against the Justice Department." "Browsers," Nielsen declares, "must die as independent applications" as the main user interactions will in the future be mediated by network services and not by their operating systems. The article...

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/the-network-is-the-user-exp...
View Resource SRI International: SRI's Digital Earth Project

SRI International is a research institute with interests in engineering, information technology, and a variety of other fields. One of its current projects is dubbed Digital Earth, an effort "to create an open infrastructure that allows anyone around the globe to publish or to search for data based upon a specific location." This report describes the multiple technologies that are being integrated...

http://www.ai.sri.com/pubs/files/908.pdf
View Resource Making Cooltown Real

Cooltown is Hewlett-Packard's ambitious vision of a pervasive computing environment, where mobile services, Internet, and intelligent devices are intertwined to make an omnipresent networked experience. This vision of the future makes up a high profile research effort to develop technologies that will enable such a connected world. The program's homepage has a great deal of information about...

http://www.hpl.hp.com/?jumpid=ex_r17_ww/en/any/corp/cooltown...
View Resource Go Digital: Your Digital World

Go Digital is a "weekly BBC World Service programme that looks at how technology is changing our lives." Broadband users can watch video Webcasts of nearly two years worth of past programs, while audio is available to dialup users. Each episode lasts approximately 25 minutes, and features two or three key technology stories. Previous topics discussed on Go Digital include virtual reality...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/1478157.stm
View Resource Apple QuickTime Broadcaster 1.5

With this latest application from Apple, users can effectively produce professional-quality live events for online delivery around the world. The combination of the various QuickTime technologies and application makes a wide range of activities possible, including transmitting business meetings or lectures to a host of different online users. The user-friendly interface provides a basic overview...

https://support.apple.com/kb/dl764?locale=en_US
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