Internet of Things (IoT)

Buzzwords The Internet of things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to connect and exchange data. – Wikipedia Headlines Smart Tags Add Touch Controls to Ordinary Objects A Future Where Everything Becomes a Computer Is …

Marketing Travel on the Social Web

Photo: Benleigh Workshop, 2006 Successful tourism marketing requires an understanding of how to make effective use of one’s website and its connections on the social web. Yes, it is helpful to have a website but even moreso the dedicated space on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Insider Tips Planeta.com‘s role as an online facilitator/clearinghouse …

NetHui

New Zealand – Since 2010 NetHui brings everybody and anybody that wants to talk about the Internet together. It is not a conference and speakers won’t talk at you all day. NetHui is a community event – made for the community, by the community. Hashtag: #nethui NetHui is New Zealand’s multi-stakeholder event on Internet governance and policy …

Net Neutrality

Buzzwords Net neutrality = the principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discriminating or charging deferentially by user, content, site, platform, application, type of attached equipment and modes of communication. – Wikipedia Hashtag: #NetNeutrality May 2018 Senate https://www.c-span.org/video/?445642-1/us-senate-vote-reinstating-net-neutrality-rules-3pm Seen on C-SPAN2: U.S. Senate votes to start debate on …

Internet Definitions

Photo Internet Computers Browsers Apps Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) Making the most of live and archived video Elsewhere on the Web No-Judgment Digital Definitions: Internet, Search Engine, Browser   Planeta.com Definitions Tourism Definitions

Cloudflare

Cloudflare announcement – April 1, 2018 Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a better Internet. We’re excited today to take another step toward that mission with the launch of 1.1.1.1 — the Internet’s fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service. This post will talk a little about what that is and a lot about why we decided …

Domain Name System (DNS)

Buzzwords The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical decentralized naming system for computers, services, or other resources connected to the Internet or a private network. It associates various information with domain names assigned to each of the participating entities. Most prominently, it translates more readily memorized domain names to the numerical IP addresses needed …

Australia

Photo:  Channon Market Australia is an island continent and country. Neighboring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. Australia’s capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney. Much of the continent has lain flat for …

Wayback Machine

The Wayback Machine is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Other projects include Open Library and archive-it.org. Key Links https://archive.org/web Terms of Use Wayback Machine Availability API – Build your own tools. WordPress Broken Link Checker – Banish broken links. 404 Handler for Webmasters – Help users get where they …