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Networks

By J.R. Sedivy

Introduction

A collection of resources relating to networks. This includes the Internet, social networks, as well as any other network where technology and humans interact.

J.R. Sedivy — Entrepreneur

1 Like Uber for Wireless… — Medium

Like Uber for Wireless...Ever since the news broke that Google is planning to offer a wireless service, I've been terribly intrigued. The latest tidbit that Google's system will choose networks on an application-by-application basis made it all come together for me. Google is doing a small trial, with limited scope, for just one lightly-used phone...which could transform the wireless industry.

3 Elon Musk wants to use high-speed Internet to finance Mars travel

By now we all know that Elon Musk has a very serious hankering to visit Mars. Half of his tweets are about traveling to the Red Planet and he has previously stated that his company, SpaceX, plans to launch trips to Mars for private customers in the next 10 to 12 years. On Friday, Musk shared a new vision for

Added by J.R. Sedivy: “Using biological networks to forecast financial networks.

4 Evolutionary Biologists See New Pattern in 75 Years of Animal Mass Die-Offs

"Diversify your portfolio" is great advice-and not just for investments. The math that backs it up turns out to explain much more than stock market returns. Biologists came up with the idea of a "portfolio effect" more than 15 years ago, as a useful model-borrowed from finance-to explain the relationship between diversity and stability in living systems. The more species

5 Elon Musk and SpaceX Plan a Space Internet

Because he doesn't have enough going on, Elon Musk-he of Tesla Motors, SpaceX, SolarCity, and the Hyperloop- is launching another project. Musk wants to build a second Internet in space and one day use it to connect people on Mars to the Web. Musk is tonight hosting a SpaceX event in Seattle, where the company is opening a new office.

7 Six Degrees of E-mail Separate Wired World?

How well do you know Madonna? Do you consider Tiger Woods a buddy? What about former South African President Nelson Mandela? According to the "small world" theory, you should be just six handshakes away from each of them. But can anyone in the world really reach anyone else through a chain of just six friends? Yes, say researchers from Columbia

8 The Erdös Number Project

The Erdös Number Project This is the website for the Erdös Number Project, which studies research collaboration among mathematicians. The site is maintained by Jerry Grossman at Oakland University. Patrick Ion, a retired editor at Mathematical Reviews, and Rodrigo De Castro at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota provided assistance in the past. Please address all comments, additions, and corrections

Added by J.R. Sedivy: “A simple but beneficial overview of networks and cryptography.

9 Seeing Like a Network

Practical privacy and security is just a part of digital literacy. Right now, for most people, learning how their computers work seems hard enough, learning how the network works seems impossible. But it's not, it's just learning a new perspective about the world we live in. A lot of us are scared of computer threats, networks, and the internet, but

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