Session+_21+-+Artificial+Intelligence+-+Internet+of+Things

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Analysis of Emerging echnologies Technologies rtificial Intelligence, Search, and Data Artificial Intelligence, Search, and Data Visualization December 1, 2010 1
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FCC and Network Neutrality FCC chairman Julius Genachowski announcing new proposal on network eutrality today Broadband providers have natural business incentives to leverage their position as gatekeepers to the Internet. The record in the proceeding we’ve run over the past year, as well as history, shows that there are real risks to neutrality today. the Internet’s continued freedom and openness. Text of Genachowski’s speech ey points: Key points: 1) Allow broadband providers to implement usage-based pricing, thereby creating disincentives to be a data hog and to clog the network. 2) “Specialized services” allowed (e.g., health care, homeland security), but providers ust: must: a) justify why these are not provided over the open Internet b) demonstrate that this won’t detract from their investment in open Internet infrastructure. o blocking” rule: more stringent for wired than wireless Providers must be Proposal to form the basis for a proposed FCC order to be voted on Dec. 21. 3) No blocking rule: more stringent for wired than wireless. Providers must be transparent about network management practices. Will this satisfy the affected stakeholders?
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Comcast and Network Neutrality ackground: Netflix announces eed Background: Netflix announces strategy to move away from DVD’s by mail to streaming video. We are now primarily a streaming video company delivering a wide selection of TV shows and films over the Internet. Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO Level 3 operates one of the largest Internet backbones. % of Internet traffic that Netflix represents at peak times? 20% Internet traffic for Comcast customers travels over Comcast’s network, Level 3’s network, and other companies networks. Peering agreements determine how each company pays each other for routing data through the other’s network (some agreements allow ompanies to swap traffic freely ) Mid-November, Level 3 Communications announces a multi-year deal to support Netflix’s streaming service. Nov. 19, Comcast demands a recurring fee to carry Level 3’s traffic to its customers. companies to swap traffic freely.) Level 3’s response? Agrees to pay, but cries foul to the FCC on network neutrality grounds. Comcast’s response? Prior peering agreement with Level 3 allows traffic swapping fairly evenly. Now http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/29/netflix-partner-says-comcast-toll-threatens-online-video-delivery/ Argue that Comcast is trying to protect its TV franchise and unfairly discriminating against other services. Level 3 is sharply increasing its traffic, and should pay for that, but doesn’t want to.
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General Framework for the Course Identify the echnology Consider the Technology and e System in Make Predictions / entify Technology the System in Which it Operates Identify Opportunities Scanning and orecasting Innovation diffusion and chnology acceptance Forecasting Invention
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