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Sorat Tungkasiri: Internet Child Safety at Home

The increasingly "online" lifestyle of children today can cause new and sometimes unforeseen issues for parents. Kids today are in chat rooms, on social networks, writing and sharing information on microblogging sites like Tumblr, doing online gaming, texting friends, and even sometimes doing their homework online. This presentation is designed for parents with children who have access to the Internet to better understand the current dangers that exist in the world today.

Digital Inequality

In the Internet’s early years, some observers believed that the new technology would reduce social inequality in at least two ways. First, by reducing the price of information, it would make information more available,...

Digital Telephony at Princeton

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) refers to a family of hardware and software technologies that deliver voice communications over the internet rather than the public, switched telephone network. To make it work, technologists have...

E-books: Princeton and Beyond

When e-books began to appear in the early 2000’s, there was speculation about the demise of the printed book. While that clearly did not come to pass, e-books have now become a staple of...

Research Hacks: Tips & Tools for the Busy Scholar

The vast print and online resources of the Princeton University Library can overwhelm even seasoned scholars. Most researchers are so busy with their daily responsibilities that there’s little opportunity for exploration and staying current with...

Tivo for the Internet: RSS Feeds for Research and Leisure

Internet users are accustomed to surfing the web, migrating haphazardly or with purpose from site to site. Rather than periodically checking out your most interesting sites to see if anything of interest might have...

PlanetLab: a new model for planetary-scale computing services

At the Wednesday, November 15 Lunch ‘n Learn seminar, Computer Science Professor and Chair Larry Peterson discussed PlanetLab, an open platform for developing, deploying, and accessing planetary scale internet services. A prototype of the...

Yale University to post courses on Web for free

BOSTON (Reuters) - Yale University said on Wednesday it will offer digital videos of some courses on the Internet for free, along with transcripts in several languages, in an effort to make the elite private...

Google: The View from the Library

At the May 17 Lunch ‘n Learn, four speakers from the University Library provided their perspectives on Google, the popular internet search engine that has become an integral part of everyday vocabulary and life....

Sounding Off to Support Net Neutrality

Should broadband companies treat all Internet sites and surfers equally? Providers have proposed charging users different rates based on bandwidth usage. But a diverse coalition of activists and companies have cried foul, rallying around the...

2020 Vision - The Future of Computing

In the last two decades advances in computing technology, from processing speed to network capacity and the internet, have revolutionized the way scientists work. From sequencing genomes to monitoring the Earth’s climate, many recent scientific...

Web Founder Featured in Public Lecture Series

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, “The real inventor of the World-Wide Web,” will be lecturing on a topic to be announced on April 5 at 8:00 pm in McCosh 50. Berners-Lee is the director of the World...

Google Wages Fresh Campaign Against Critics of Project to Digitize Library Books

By ANDREA L. FOSTER The battle between publishers and Google over the Internet-search company's project to digitize library books has heated up with an announcement this month by Google that it was starting a campaign...

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