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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...
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...
View Resource PlanetLab: A Blueprint for Introducing Disruptive Technology into the Internet

The title of this paper immediately brings to mind images of a harmful technology that would change the operation of the Internet. In this case, the term disruptive is used to describe a way to revolutionize the Net and break away from the old adage, "If it's not broken, don't fix it." The proposed technology to accomplish this task is overlay networks. The paper describes the characteristics of...