-Multimedia 6.4 Multimedia Authoring: Making Mixed Media 9.3 Internet Issues: Ethical and Political Dilemmas

Are You Listening to the Internet?

ap_thompson_largeEvery day millions of people share text, photos, music, and video on the Internet. But until recently, there hasn’t been much interest in sharing non-musical sound. According to Wired contributor Clive Davis, we may be entering a new age of Internet audio. How does that sound to you?

-Inventing the Future 9.1 Inside the Internet 9.5: Inventing the Future: The Invisible Information Infrastructure

Exclusive: How Google Will Use Balloons to Deliver Internet to the Hinterlands

balloon_netIf you live in a city, you probably take the Internet for granted. It’s always on, everywhere you go. But for many people in sparsely populated areas, the Internet is out of reach. In this Wired article, Steven Levy describes how Google is experimenting with a system that delivers the Internet to these people using balloons.