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Extended Reality (or AR/VR/MR) in Central Asia (Natalya Tyudina for Germany and Tajikistan)

Extended Reality (or AR/VR/MR) in Central Asia (Natalya Tyudina for Germany and Tajikistan)   Bio – Natalya Tyudina is a global citizen: was born and raised in Tajikistan, studied in Russia, and now lives in Germany. XR enthusiast and Technology Developer at Ericsson. TechWomen Fellow 2019, hosted at Twitter. (LinkedIn | Twitter | Email)   […]

Newsletters We Won a Beyond the Net Grant! What comes next. Extended Reality (or AR/VR/MR) in Central Asia (Natalya Tyudina for Germany and Tajikistan) How I’m using Arduino and other open standards hardware hacking kits to teach computer science in rural Nigeria (Chioma Ezedi Chukwu for Nigeria)

We Won a Beyond the Net Grant! What comes next.

A few months ago, the Internet Society Foundation reached out to all of the Internet Society chapters, seeking applications for the Beyond the Net Grant. We reached out to our members about this opportunity and our board went out into the community seeking project proposals. After a competitive process, we chose one focused on increasing […]

Extended Reality (or AR/VR/MR) in Central Asia (Natalya Tyudina for Germany and Tajikistan)

Bio – Natalya Tyudina is a global citizen: was born and raised in Tajikistan, studied in Russia, and now lives in Germany. XR enthusiast and Technology Developer at Ericsson. TechWomen Fellow 2019, hosted at Twitter. (LinkedIn | Twitter | Email)   Central Asia stretches from the Caspian Sea on the West to the Chinese border. […]

How I’m using Arduino and other open standards hardware hacking kits to teach computer science in rural Nigeria (Chioma Ezedi Chukwu for Nigeria)

As a teenager becoming tech savvy, my first perception of open sources was “free software or tools.” I did not understand the whole process behind it. Until I wanted to do more than use technology, I wanted to create solutions with tech, then I realized Open Source is for more than free tools, software or […]

Universal Acceptance: Programming Language Hacks

In the final part of this three-part series, Don Hollander, Secretary General Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG), highlights why developers need to update their code to accommodate this growing number of domain names and email addresses.    Universal Acceptance is the simple concept that all domain names and all email addresses work across all applications. […]

Webinar: ICANN 65 Recap July 16 2019

On July 16, 2019, the SF Bay Internet Society Chapter and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) held an ICANN 65 Recap webinar. Topics discussed included the effect of the General Data Protection Ruling (GDPR) on the names and numbers community, gTLDs, gTLD auctions process, news from the Government Advisory Committee (GAC), […]

Bridging the Digital Language Divide: Is Your Email Ready for the Global Market?

In the second of a three-part series, Don Hollander, Secretary General Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG), highlights why all organizations need to be Universal-Acceptance Ready.     Email connects the globe with a click. And it is critical for more than just sending messages; we use email addresses to log in to social networks, identify […]

Making New Internet Domains Work for Everyone

In the first of a three-part series, Don Hollander, Secretary General Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG), highlights why all organizations need to be Universal-Acceptance Ready.     Since 2006 the Domain Name System (DNS) has expanded dramatically, not only fueling competition, choice and innovation, but truly enabling a multi-lingual Internet. There are now more than […]

Standards and the Waves of Change

The SF Bay Area Internet Society Chapter’s Board Member, Ken Krechmer, wrote about the new waves of change made possible by creation of standards in 1996. It is a fascinating read after all these years to see how technology standards have influenced the modern information society. “The next wave is emerging: the adaptive information wave. […]