The Internet for dummies, 12th edition by John R. Levine

By John R. Levine

Creation. half I: Welcome to the web. bankruptcy 1: what is So nice concerning the net, besides? bankruptcy 2: Is the web secure? Viruses, spy ware, unsolicited mail, and different Yucky Stuff. bankruptcy three: childrens and the web. half II: web, right here I Come! bankruptcy four: Assembling Your equipment and mountain climbing on the web. bankruptcy five: Connecting with wireless, Laptops, and Smartphones. half III: internet Mania. bankruptcy 6: Welcome to the Wild, excellent, Wacky net. bankruptcy 7: Taking Your Browser for a Spin. bankruptcy eight: Needles and Haystacks: discovering virtually something on the net. bankruptcy nine: tune and Video on the net. bankruptcy 10: extra procuring, much less shedding. bankruptcy eleven: Banking, invoice Paying, and making an investment on-line. bankruptcy 12: Swiping records from the internet. half IV: email, Chat, and alternative routes to hang around on-line. bankruptcy thirteen: it is within the Mail: Sending and Receiving e mail. bankruptcy 14: protecting Your Mail secure from Viruses, junk mail, and wireless Snoops. bankruptcy 15: placing Your Mail as a substitute. bankruptcy sixteen: Typing and conversing on the internet. bankruptcy 17: video games and Worlds on the internet. half V: placing your individual Stuff on the internet. bankruptcy 18: creating a Splash on-line. bankruptcy 19: Blogs and Twitter. bankruptcy 20: Making your personal site. half VI: The a part of Tens. bankruptcy 21: Ten difficulties and Ten ideas. bankruptcy 22: Ten enjoyable or valuable stuff you Can Do on-line. word list. Index

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On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2011: by Ernesto Damiani, Doug Schmidt, Beng Chin Ooi (auth.), Robert

By Ernesto Damiani, Doug Schmidt, Beng Chin Ooi (auth.), Robert Meersman, Tharam Dillon, Pilar Herrero, Akhil Kumar, Manfred Reichert, Li Qing, Beng-Chin Ooi, Ernesto Damiani, Douglas C. Schmidt, Jules White, Manfred Hauswirth, Pascal Hitzler, Mukesh Mohania

The two-volume set LNCS 7044 and 7045 constitutes the refereed lawsuits of 3 confederated overseas meetings: Cooperative info platforms (CoopIS 2011), dispensed gadgets and functions - safe digital Infrastructures (DOA-SVI 2011), and Ontologies, DataBases and purposes of SEmantics (ODBASE 2011) held as a part of OTM 2011 in October 2011 in Hersonissos at the island of Crete, Greece. The fifty five revised complete papers offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a complete of 141 submissions. The 28 papers integrated within the moment quantity represent the court cases of DOA-SVI 2011 with 15 complete papers equipped in topical sections on functionality dimension and optimization, instrumentation, tracking, and provisioning, caliber of provider, protection and privateness, and versions and strategies, and ODBASE 2011 with nine complete papers prepared in topical sections on acquisition of semantic info, use of semantic info, and reuse of semantic info and four brief papers.

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Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in by Susan P. Crawford

By Susan P. Crawford

Ten years in the past, the U.S. stood on the vanguard of the net revolution. With a few of the quickest speeds and lowest costs on the earth for high-speed web access, the kingdom was once poised to be the worldwide chief within the new knowledge-based financial system. this present day that international aggressive virtue has all yet vanished because of a chain of presidency judgements and ensuing monopolies that experience allowed dozens of nations, together with Japan and South Korea, to cross us in either pace and value of broadband. This regular slide backward not just deprives shoppers of significant companies wanted in a aggressive employment and enterprise market—it additionally threatens the industrial way forward for the nation.

This very important e-book by way of best telecommunications coverage professional Susan Crawford explores why americans at the moment are paying even more yet getting less in terms of high-speed net entry. utilizing the 2011 merger among Comcast and NBC common as a lens, Crawford examines how now we have created the largest monopoly because the breakup of normal Oil a century in the past. within the clearest phrases, this ebook explores how telecommunications monopolies have affected the day-by-day lives of shoppers and America's worldwide monetary status.

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Cyber Disobedience: Re://Presenting Online Anarchy by Jeff Shantz, Jordon Tomblin

By Jeff Shantz, Jordon Tomblin

Few actions have captured the modern renowned mind's eye as hacking and on-line activism, from nameless and past. Few political rules have won extra notoriety lately than anarchism. but either stay misunderstood and lots more and plenty maligned. Cyber Disobedience presents the main enticing and unique research of on-line civil disobedience and anarchism today.

“One factor is obvious: the web is probably going the biggest decentralized venture in all of human background. Shantz and Tomblin hone in at the Internet’s renegades and radicals, who make the most of the Internet’s extraordinary strength for the needs of resisting authority, developing overseas unity, and spreading the meme of anarchy. Cyber Disobedience describes hacktivists, the unfastened software program and anti-copyright hobbies, electronic whistleblowing, and different efforts to create a freer and extra simply destiny, either on-line and offline. This publication really captures the insurgent spirit on the center of the net Age.” —Dana M. Williams, California nation collage, Chico

“Beyond the restrictive and slender politics-as-usual from either left and correct, the authors show the passionate and inventive forces of latest anarchism that fly within the face of either company media and conventional educational debts alike that perpetrate the legendary well known photograph of anarchism as utopic and disorderly. offering discussions on every thing from the increase of nameless, the Arab Spring, and demonization of whistleblowers akin to Daniel Ellsberg, Julian Assange, Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, to the coining of the time period “hacktivism” in 1998, Cyber Disobedience explores the function of social media in information-sharing and movement-building chances. Activists, scholars, scholars—anyone drawn to anti-capitalist social hobbies and electronic resistance from below—will take advantage of interpreting Shantz and Tomblin’s arguments which are theoretically subtle, empirically rigorous and traditionally major. A lucid, compelling and provocative account of the possibility of the electronic innovative spirit, the textual content units a truly excessive ordinary for debates within the social reports of strength, wisdom and know-how. total, Cyber Disobedience constitutes an important and well timed contribution—a must-read for a person enthusiastic about freedom, expertise, social justice and nation repression within the twenty-first century.” —Dr. Heidi M. Rimke, Ph.D., affiliate Professor of Sociology, collage of Winnipeg

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The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty (Software Studies) by Benjamin H. Bratton

By Benjamin H. Bratton

What has planetary-scale computation performed to our geopolitical realities? It takes varied varieties at assorted scales -- from strength and mineral sourcing and subterranean cloud infrastructure to city software program and large common addressing structures; from interfaces drawn by way of the augmentation of the hand and eye to clients pointed out through self -- quantification and the arriving of legions of sensors, algorithms, and robots. jointly, how do those distort and warp sleek political geographies and convey new territories of their personal image?In The Stack, Benjamin Bratton proposes that those varied genres of computation -- shrewdpermanent grids, cloud systems, cellular apps, shrewdpermanent towns, the web of items, automation -- will be visible no longer as such a lot of species evolving on their lonesome, yet as forming a coherent entire: an unintended megastructure known as The Stack that's either a computational gear and a brand new governing structure. we're contained in the Stack and it really is within us. In an account that's either theoretical and technical, drawing on political philosophy, architectural concept, and software program reports, Bratton explores six layers of The Stack: Earth, Cloud, City, Address, Interface, User. every one is mapped by itself phrases and understood as an element in the higher complete outfitted from challenging and delicate structures intermingling -- not just computational varieties but additionally social, human, and actual forces. This version, proficient through the good judgment of the multilayered constitution of protocol "stacks," within which community applied sciences function inside of a modular and vertical order, bargains a accomplished photo of our rising infrastructure and a platform for its ongoing reinvention. The Stack is an interdisciplinary layout short for a brand new geopolitics that works with and for planetary-scale computation. Interweaving the continental, city, and perceptual scales, it indicates how we will higher construct, stay inside, converse with, and govern our worlds.thestack.org

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From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg: Disruptive Innovation in the by John Naughton

By John Naughton

John Naughton is the Observer's 'Networker' columnist, a trendy blogger, and Vice-President of Wolfson university, Cambridge. the days has stated that his writings, “[it] attracts on greater than 20 years of analysis to give an explanation for how the net works and the demanding situations and possibilities it is going to supply to destiny generations,” and Cory Doctrow raved that "this is the type of primer you need to slide below your boss’s door." In From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg, Naughton explores the dwelling background of 1 of the main extensively transformational applied sciences of all time.
 
From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg is a clear-eyed heritage of 1 of the main crucial, and but such a lot taken-for-granted, gains of contemporary lifestyles: the web. as soon as a technological novelty and now the very plumbing of the data Age, the web is whatever now we have discovered to take principally with no consideration. So, how precisely has our society develop into so based upon a software it slightly is familiar with? And what does it say approximately us that this is often so? 

whereas explaining in hugely attractive language the way in which the web works and the way it acquired to be how it is, technologist John Naughton has distilled the noisy chatter surrounding the technology’s relentless evolution into 9 crucial components of knowing. In doing so, he provides readers deeper perception into the data financial system and provides the considered necessary wisdom to make larger use of the applied sciences and networks round us, highlighting a few of their attention-grabbing and far-reaching implications alongside the best way.

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Wired/Wireless Internet Communications: 9th IFIP TC 6 by Enda Fallon, Liam Murphy, John Murphy, Chi Ma (auth.),

By Enda Fallon, Liam Murphy, John Murphy, Chi Ma (auth.), Xavier Masip-Bruin, Dominique Verchere, Vassilis Tsaoussidis, Marcelo Yannuzzi (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the lawsuits of the ninth IFIP TC 6 foreign convention on Wired/Wireless net Communications, WWIC 2011, held in Vilanova i l. a. Geltrú, Spain, in June 2011.
The 26 contributions integrated have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 50 submissions. additionally the booklet comprises 15 invited papers. The contributions are established in topical sections on mobility and LTE networks; functionality and simulation research; adaptive techniques to assure E2E community providers; power potency and cooperation in instant networks; transmission and administration; caliber via routing, naming and keep an eye on; instant multi-hop communications demanding situations sooner or later net; and rising contributions.

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Open Internet Security: Von den Grundlagen zu den by Dr. Stephan Fischer, Dipl. Wirtsch.-Inf. Christoph Rensing,

By Dr. Stephan Fischer, Dipl. Wirtsch.-Inf. Christoph Rensing, Dipl.-Ing. Utz Rödig (auth.)

In diesem Buch stellen die Autoren die Sicherheitsaspekte der Internet-Kommunikation dar. Dabei betrachten sie nicht nur die theoretischen Grundlagen verschiedener Sicherheitsdienste und Sicherheitsmechanismen anhand des Schichtenmodells der ISO/OSI, sondern erläutern auch die Risiken bei der Anwendung bzw. Implementierung. Neben einer Vielzahl von Beispielen auf Ebene der verschiedenen Schichten werden zwei Anwendungsbeispiele erläutert, die IP-Telefonie und das Internet-Banking, mit deren Hilfe das Zusammenspiel der Konzepte verdeutlicht wird.

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