TheOpenInter.net Provides a Simple Primer on Net Neutrality [Explainer]

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TheOpenInter.net Provides a Simple Primer on Net NeutralityYou might have a strong opinion on net neutrality, and you’d guess many more would, if they knew what was at stake. Link them to theopeninter.net, where the issue and stakes are explained in fairly clear fashion.

The downward-flowing, animated site is done in HTML5 (no Flash required), and explains the consequences of allowing per-app net metering with both text and illustrations. It’s certainly written from the perspective of advocates for an open, undivided web, but not annoyingly so. If you want to get people talking and potentially bugging their legislators on the issue, send it along.

Video Compression, Codecs and Transcoding: Guides: Learn: Digital Photography Review

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Looks like big powder for tomorrow

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Looks like big powder for tomorrow

International Linguistic Magic

Arthur C. Clarke formulated three “laws” of prediction.  My favorite is:

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

This video for a new translation app for iPhone/iPod Touch is magic.  It seems too good to be true I am shocked that this technology exists,  let alone can fit in a $200 hand held.  Oh and it is a free app.

Check out Word Lens on iTunes.