Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | In the past few months we've heard the term "machine learning" bandied about by Google execs, computer scientists and nerdish blowhards at pool parties. But what is it, exactly?
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | What if the next billion Internet users don't own a computer? Those are the kind of questions that Google asked at its I/O conference keynote last week.
Blog
St. Albert City Hall
David J. Climenhaga | Advice to non-union municipal workers: The time to protect yourself is now, not when the stuff starts hitting the fan.
Blog
Stop the Hollyweb!
Bob Chandler | Microsoft, Google, Netflix and the BBC have teamed up in an attempt to build Digital Restrictions Management into core web standards. This move is a serious threat to the free and open web.
News
Babble 2.0
rabble staff | Search-engine giant Google Inc. and rabble.ca have come to an agreement regarding the purchase of the trademarked name "babble" for use on unified messaging platforms.
Blog
Diaspora*
Bob Chandler | Diaspora*, the privacy-aware, user-controlled, free software social networking service is now up and running!
Blog
End Software Patents
Bob Chandler | Corporations and patent lawyers are scooping up thousands of software patents on ideas they have no intention of developing. This is why you should care.
Activist Toolkit
| The Google+ Project is Google's latest social media initiative
Blog
Eric Arnold | Four months after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) supposedly settled the issue, the battle over Net neutrality is still raging.
Blog
Eric Arnold | Last week, the New York Times debuted a long-awaited paywall, and stats blogger Nate Silver used the launch as an opportunity to explore the value of a news organization.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | A battle is raging over the future of books in the digital age and the role that libraries will play. One U.S. legal case may grant a practical monopoly on recorded human knowledge to Google.
Activist Toolkit
| Psiphon is a piece of software that allows citizens in uncensored countries to provide full access to the internet to friends and family members who live behind firewalls of states that censor