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Atheism Is Inconsistent with the Scientific Method, Prize-Winning Physicist Says - Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
science  scientificmethod  atheism 
just now
FCC Resolves White Spaces Issues - Multichannel
The FCC has sent the signal that allowing the so-called white spaces between TV channels to be used for fixed and mobile wireless devices are ready for prime time.
unitedstates  FCC  tvws  whitespace  spectrum  2019 
3 hours ago
Onatel secures XOF40bn loan to acquire 4G licence
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Africa  BurkinaFaso  2019  LTE  4G  license  MarocTelecom  Onatel 
3 hours ago
Web Scraping Reference: A Simple Cheat Sheet for Web Scraping with Python
Once you’ve put together enough web scrapers, you start to feel like you can do it in your sleep. I’ve probably built hundreds of scrapers over the years for...
cheatsheet  python  scraping  webscraping  beautifulsoup  reference  soup  web  programming 
5 hours ago
Digital colonialism is threatening the Global South | Science & Technology | Al Jazeera
It's time to talk about Silicon Valley as an imperial force and what has to be done to resist its power.
digitalcolonialism 
22 hours ago
Google Station prickles Nigeria's tech regulator - ITWeb Africa
Company denies it is operating illegally and confirmed it is liaising with 'all parties' to clarify issues.
Africa  Nigeria  2019  Google  Station  googlestation  NCC  WiFi 
yesterday
Orange Guinea acquires its 4G license, comforting its leadership - Ecofin Agency
Orange Guinea is increasing the pressure on its local competitors MTN and Cellcom. On March 14, 2019, the operator acquired a 4G licence thus
Africa  Guinea  2019  Orange  4G  license  lte 
yesterday
Tshwane promises more free WiFi hubs | ITWeb
A thousand free WiFi sites will come online over the next three years, doubling the number of available connectivity hotspots in the City of Tshwane.
Africa  SouthAfrica  WiFi  2019  Tshwane 
yesterday
Paratus Group invests US$14-million in Trans-Kalahari project - ITWeb Africa
Company says there is a need to increase capacity to Zambia due to increasing local demand for data, internet.
Namibia  Africa  AfTerFibre  TransKalahari  2019  terrestrial  fibre  optic  infrastructure 
2 days ago
Orange extends LTE footprint in Burkina Faso
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Africa  2019  burkinafaso  LTE  expansion 
2 days ago
How the Internet Travels Across Oceans - The New York Times
Hundreds of thousands of miles of cable connect continents to support our insatiable demand for communication and entertainment. Companies have typically pooled their resources. Now Google is going its own way.
undersea  cable  ownership  dataviz  datavisualisation  nyt  newyorktimes 
3 days ago
OneWeb secures $1.25bn funding after successful launch
The latest news and global networking events for the wholesale telecommunications market and carrier-to-carrier business sector
satellite  2019  oneweb  leo  constellation  funding 
3 days ago
CSquared Home Fiber ~ Fiber Cable Installation Company
Home Fiber which is the installation of fiber optic cables directly to your home/house/apartment to be able to deliver internet communication signals.
Africa  Uganda  FTTH  2019  CSquared  Google  alphabet 
5 days ago
Orange Guinea awarded 4G licence
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Guinea  Orange  Africa  2019  LTE  4G  launch 
6 days ago
[Press Release] President Commissions The TelOne Beitbridge-Masvingk-Harare Fibre Link - Techzim
TelOne has cut the ribbon on their fibre backbone link and they hope anticipate that they can reduce internet cost by 40%
Africa  AfTerFibre  2019  Zimbabwe  TelOne  fibre  optic  infrastructure  terrestrial  China  eximbank 
7 days ago
Capacity Media - global telecoms news, events and community
The latest news and global networking events for the wholesale telecommunications market and carrier-to-carrier business sector
Facebook  telecom  infrastructure  wholesale  subsidiary 
8 days ago
ArchiveBox | 🗃 The open source self-hosted web archive. Takes browser history/bookmarks/Pocket/Pinboard/etc., saves HTML, JS, PDFs, media, and more…
🗃 The open source self-hosted web archive. Takes browser history/bookmarks/Pocket/Pinboard/etc., saves HTML, JS, PDFs, media, and more…
archive  archiving  backup  bookmarks  web  pinboard  archives  bookmark  content 
8 days ago
Namibia: NamPower enters the internet segment - Ecofin Agency
NamPower, Namibian national electricity firm, has decided to diversify its operations to contribute to the population's wellbeing. In that regard,
Namibia  Africa  2019  AfTerFibre  terrestrial  fibre  optic  infrastructure  NamPower  electricity  grid 
8 days ago
Connecting Africa - Bringing PEACE to Africa's Comms Ecosystem
Subsea network connectivity, provided by initiatives such as PEACE, is of vital importance to the digital development of Africa and global operators such as Orange are playing an important role in highlighting the advances being made in Africa's international connectivity, as well as the many challenges that remain.
Africa  2019  undersea  fibre  optic  cable  PEACE  Djibouti 
8 days ago
A gentle plea to Telkom’s CEO
Steve Song hits a snag at Telkom and pleas with the incumbent’s CEO, Nombulelo “Pinky” Moholi to make it right
opentelecomdata  southafrica  2012  opendata  Telkom 
9 days ago
Mobile World Congress 2019: Better global connectivity - Facebook Code
Today at Mobile World Congress 2019, Facebook Connectivity is announcing new partnerships and discussing the momentum we're seeing on our existing efforts.
Africa  fibre  optic  infrastructure  SouthAfrica  AfTerFibre  2019 
13 days ago
Building network infrastructure with fiber-optic cable - Facebook Code
We are exploring new approaches to deploying long-haul fiber-optic cable routes between our data centers, particularly in rural areas.
Facebook  fibre  optic  infrastructure  2019 
13 days ago
MainOne / Press release | MainOne and Facebook announce open-access fiber network in Nigeria
Africa Newsroom offers the latest Africa-related news releases & official statements issued by companies, governments, international organizations, NGOs & the UN.
Nigeria  Facebook  AfTerFibre  2019  Africa  terrestrial  fibre  optic  infrastructure  mainone 
13 days ago
Video interview: ‘Broadband for the Rural North’ (B4RN) – best practice in community-driven broadband roll-out | Digital Single Market
Two-part video interview with B4RN – Broadband for the Rural North – a community-owned company started by volunteers to provide hyper-fast (1000 Mbps) symmetric broadband to every property in the community. It is described as the fastest residential network in the world, and has grown from 8 to 40 parishes, adding 150 customers per week.
B4RN 
13 days ago
Cameroon: Central African Backbone - Govt to Complete Component This Year - allAfrica.com
During the 7th session of the National Steering Committee of the CAB project held yesterday, the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications said the project is stretching wider.
Cameroon  Cameroun  Africa  2019  CAB  centralafricabackbone  fibre  optic  terrestrial  network  infrastructure  afterfibre 
13 days ago
Vectary – The Easiest Online 3D Design & 3D Modeling Software
Turn ideas into 3D design with this easy-to-use online 3D modeling software.
Start for free with a complete set of tools including real-time rendering and
models library.
3d  collaboration  design  modeling  software  model  vector  3-D  3d-printing  3Dmodel 
14 days ago
What if All the World’s Economic Woes Are Part of the Same Problem? - The New York Times
Research suggests that the challenges aren’t a series of single strands, but a spider web of them.
complexity  economics  research 
15 days ago
Mailspring - The best free email app
Mailspring: The open-source, extensible email app for Mac, Linux, and Windows with open tracking, link click tracking, contacts enrichment data and more.
email  mail  linux  opensource  desktop  electron  client  gmail 
15 days ago
Canada Has 'No Plan' to Bring Broadband to Rural and Remote Communities, Auditor General Report Says
A scathing new report shows that Canada has a long way to go when it comes to closing the country’s digital divide.
B4SS  Canada  policy  evidence 
15 days ago
Facebook’s Magma goes open source, aims to reduce network complexity | FierceWireless
Facebook last week announced Magma, an open source software platform to help simplify and extend mobile network deployments for operators.
Facebook  magma  LTE  EPC  opensource  2019 
15 days ago
magma/Magma_Product_Overview.pdf at master · facebookincubator/magma
Platform for building access networks and modular network services - facebookincubator/magma
Facebook  magma  LTE  EPC  opensource  2019 
15 days ago
RainLoop Webmail
RainLoop Webmail - Simple, modern & fast web-based email client.
email  selfhosted  server  webmail  opensource  client  mail 
15 days ago
My Favorite Paradox - ForrestTheWoods
A riveting tale of how good data can lead to bad decisions.
analytics  statistics  paradox  bigdata  bias  math  stats  simpsonsparadox 
15 days ago
Government yet to determine Māori claim to mobile spectrum | Newshub
Hobson's Pledge, opposed to alleged Māori favouritism, says the claim is absurd.
maori  newzealand  spectrum  claim 
16 days ago
Connecting Africa - Airtel's African Turnaround
Airtel also cut operating expenses (opex); between 2014 and 2018, Airtel cut its Africa opex by 40%, slashing around $1.5 billion off its cost line.
Airtel  Africa  2019  misc 
17 days ago
Kenya’s BRCK partners Facebook to simplify mobile network deployments
Kenyan hardware and connectivity startup BRCK has partnered Facebook to launch Magma, an open source software platform that will help simplify and extend mobile network deployments for operators.
Africa  Kenya  2019  BRCK  LTE  WiFi  Facebook  Magma  opensource 
19 days ago
Smarter Parts Make Collective Systems Too Stubborn | Quanta Magazine
As researchers delve deeper into the behavior of decentralized collective systems, they’re beginning to question some of their initial assumptions.
complexity  decentralisation  theory  collective 
20 days ago
Airtel to expand 3G, 4G coverage in Kenya
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Africa  2019  Kenya  Airtel  LTE  expansion 
20 days ago
YouTube stops recommending alt-right videos – Digital Social Contract
We used the 80+ YouTube channels listed by Rebecca Lewis in her report on Alternative Influence Networks on YouTube as a starting point. These are influential ‘alt-right’ channels that push…
youtube  recommendation  algorithm 
20 days ago
OneWeb signs first wholesale customers as six satellites go into orbit
OneWeb signs first wholesale customers as six satellites go into orbit
satellite  oneweb  LEO  2019  launch  africa 
21 days ago
Do you need visa. All the information you want!
DoYouNeedVisa.com is the reliable source of information about visa requirement, passport and borders ranking. With continiously update databse and information about requirement evolution.
visa  passport  information  requirements 
21 days ago
Helios to Build 1,000 Towers in South Africa 5G Networks Push - Bloomberg
Helios Towers Plc wants to build 1,000 telecommunication towers in South Africa in the next three years as it tries to capitalize on rapid growth in mobile services and shape up for an initial public offering.
SouthAfrica  Helios  2019  Africa  towers  misc 
21 days ago
Fluxx - Grants Management Software
Fluxx’s secure, cloud-based grants management software makes collaboration, clarity, and organization of data in the philanthropic ecosystem effortless.
small  grants  management  online  tool 
21 days ago
Marco jurídico para redes comunitarias - Regulación
Aquí encontrarás recomendaciones internacionales y experiencias regulatorias en torno a redes comunitarias, pequeños operadores y operadores sin fines de lucro.  
rhizomatica  regulation  redes  country  profiles 
21 days ago
Botpress – A Chatbot Maker & Bot Development Framework
Looking for a chatbot maker or bot dev framework? Botpress is an open-source ecosystem for devs to create, manage & extend JavaScript bots. Learn more now!
bot  bots  chat  development  tools  platform 
21 days ago
MainOne partners with Facebook on fibre infrastructure project amid impending Nigeria general election results - Data Economy
MainOne has announced a metro fibre infrastructure project in two states of Nigeria, with help from Facebook, as the country waits for its election results. 
Nigeria  Africa  2019  AfTerFibre  Facebook  MainOne  terrestrial  fibre  network 
21 days ago
Will AI Achieve Consciousness? Wrong Question | WIRED
We should not be creating conscious, humanoid agents but an entirely new sort of entity, rather like oracles, with no conscience, no fear of death, no distracting loves and hates.
ai  artificial_intelligence  ethics  daniel-dennett  dennett 
22 days ago
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