December 12, 2011 • 7:46 pm
Access to that information is now just a gas pump and a smartphone away. You may not be able to understand what those square QR codes on the gas pumps mean, but your smartphone can.
More at WBAY
Filed under: Information, Internet, Traveler Information, QR Codes, traveler information
November 22, 2011 • 2:04 pm
Travelers from Maine to Florida this Thanksgiving holiday will be able to save time and better plan their trips thanks to a web site that provides them with real-time traffic information and estimated drive times for roadways in and between major metropolitan areas along the East Coast.
Filed under: Internet, Traveler Information, Event Management, I-95 Corridor Coalition, traveler information
November 7, 2011 • 11:13 pm
This is thanks to WTOP’s proprietary technology feature “Custom Commute,” which lets users custom stitch together the streams from a network of traffic cameras. For the Hubbard Broadcasting-owned station and site, traffic is serious business, so much so that it recently stopped outsourcing its traffic reporting altogether, according to John Meyer, director of digital media.
More at NetNewsCheck
Filed under: Information, Internet, Radio, traveler information
October 21, 2011 • 4:15 pm
So in the interests of stimulating this debate, I’m reproducing here Helbing’s list of websites that are potential sources of data for an Earth Simulator. It makes for fascinating, if unnerving, reading:
More at Technology Review
Filed under: Data, Internet, Linked Data, Semantic Web
October 18, 2011 • 10:48 pm
Gartner, Inc. today highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2012. The analysts presented their findings during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo.
More at MarketWatch
Filed under: Data, Internet, Mobile, Technology, Forecast, Information Technology, Mobil
October 17, 2011 • 2:06 am
We are in the early stages of the Internet of Things, the much anticipated era when all manner of devices can talk to each other and to intermediary services. But for this era to achieve its full potential, operators must fundamentally change the way they build and run clouds.
More at GigaOm
Filed under: Data, Internet, Networks, Connected Devices, Internet
September 26, 2011 • 10:17 pm
Contrary to much of the conventional understanding of how people learn about their communities, Americans turn to a wide range of platforms to get local news and information, and where they turn varies considerably depending on the subject matter and their age, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism and Internet & American Life Project, produced in association with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation that asks about local information in a new way.
More at Pew
Filed under: Information, Internet, Information, Research
September 19, 2011 • 12:13 am
I’ve never been a big believer in trying to shape eras of technology into categorical boxes and branding those technology groupings or time frames with catchy monikers. The temptation to label any technological period is at best a difficult and risky proposition, which can be limiting in the true definition and potentially lead to significant inaccuracies. However, when discussing the evolution of the internet, one can easily envision the industry-derived labels that define the major advancements in the maturation of the world wide web.
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Filed under: Data, Internet, data, Internet, Semantic Web, Web