Satellite based Internet for the developing world

Students from the Space Systems Engineering program at the University of Michigan have worked on designing a low-cost system for internet connectivity in developing countries. This presentation focuses on their proposed solution to delivering such capabilities to the rural populations of Africa. In addition, upcoming technologies are discussed that will impact similar missions in the future.

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24/7 DIY Video Summit Registration Opens

24/7 a DIY Video Summit

Folks over at the USC Institute for Multimedia Literacy have just opened the registration for 24/7: A DIY Video Summit.

From their release:

“The summit, which takes place from February 8 – 10, at the USC University Park Campus in Los Angeles, will explore the incredible dynamic at play as millions of people flock to online video sharing sites like YouTube, Revver, imeem, Stage6 and Eyespot where they watch and contribute video content around the clock, 24/7.” Continue reading