Posts By: David Solomonoff

Broadband and Solar Power for the Underserved via the Blockchain

A Virtual Conversation with Jane Coffin and Ashley Taylor live at Ignite U NY, moderated by David Solomonoff Sponsored by Zoetic Networks Jane Coffin is Director of Development Strategy at the Internet Society (ISOC). Previously she worked at Office of International Affairs at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration – U.S. Department of Commerce, on

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FarmBot v1.1 open­ source farming machine and software

FarmBot is an open­ source and scalable automated precision farming machine and software package designed from the ground up with today’s technologies. Similar to today’s 3D printers and CNC milling machines, FarmBot hardware employs linear guides in the X, Y, and Z directions that allow for tooling such as plows, seed injectors, watering nozzles, and

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China Restricts Gold Importation, Increasing Bitcoin Demand

Over the past few months, the Chinese central bank and government have imposed heavy financial regulations for capital controls, cracking down on Wealth Management Products (WMPs), foreign investment and the transfer of money. The latest strategy implemented to prevent the devaluation of yuan is the restriction of the importation of gold. China has a large

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MobilityFirst Future Internet Architecture Project

The Internet is approaching an historic inflection point, with mobile platforms and applications poised to replace the fixed-host/server model that has dominated the Internet since its inception. The major design goals of our proposed architecture are: mobility as the norm with dynamic host and network mobility at scale; robustness with respect to intrinsic properties of

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New technique improves carbon superlattices for quantum electronic devices

Superlattices are currently used as state of the art high-frequency oscillators and amplifiers and are beginning to find use in optoelectronics as detectors and emitters in the terahertz regime …. can be tuned over a much wider range to create devices which operate in regimes where conventional devices cannot. The lack of terahertz emitters and

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Add Data To Your Shipping Suspicions With This Datalogger #SupplyChains

Interesting possibilities for monitoring many types of supply chains: One only has to ship one or two things via a container, receiving them strangely damaged on the other end, before you start to wonder about your shipper. Did they open this box and sort of stomp around a bit? Did I perhaps accidentally contract a

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Now you see it, now you don’t: #CloakingDevice preventing cross-talk between components enables powerful #PhotonicComputers

University of Utah electrical and computer engineering associate professor Rajesh Menon and his team have developed a cloaking device for microscopic photonic integrated devices — the building blocks of photonic computer chips that run on light instead of electrical current — in an effort to make future chips smaller, faster and consume much less power.

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DIY networking: The path to a more democratic internet

DIY community networks have been also used as social tools to reconnect citizens. The Sarantaporo.gr initiative in Greece has provided a community solution for affordable internet access, but it’s also a revolutionary model for building networking infrastructure. Source: DIY networking: The path to a more democratic internet | P2P Foundation

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