The “Internet of Things” refers to the concept that the Internet is no longer just a global network for people to communicate with one another using computers, but it is also a platform for devices to communicate electronically with the world around them. The result is a world that is alive with information as data flows from one device to another and is shared and reused for a multitude of purposes.
“The bold claim of perfect knowledge appears incompatible with the messy reality of all known information-processing systems, the human individuals and institutions that make use of them and, more broadly, with the world as we experience it. In fact, it’s astonishing that anyone would ever be so unwary as to claim perfection on behalf of any computational system, no matter how powerful.”
Esta semana acontece em Brasília o 2o Encontro de Dados Abertos, organizado pelo Ministério do Planejamento (MP), em parceria com o Escritório Brasileiro do Consórcio World Wide Web (W3C Brasil), O encontro será realizado na Escola de Administração Fazendária (ESAF), e as inscrições e participação são gratuitas.
A vastly larger percentage of the world’s Web traffic will be encrypted under a near-final recommendation to revise the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that serves as the foundation for all communications between websites and end users. The proposal, announced in a letter published Wednesday by an official with the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), comes after documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden heightened concerns about government surveillance of Internet communications. Despite those concerns, websites operated by Yahoo, the federal government, the site running this article, and others continue to publish the majority of their pages in a “plaintext” format that can be read by government spies or anyone else who has access to the network the traffic passes over.
Se você tem a sensação de que estão sempre de olho no que você faz na rede, prepare-se: gigantes da tecnologia trabalham em novas formas para rastrear suas preferências e atividades. Google, Microsoft e Apple estão buscando alternativas para obter mais e melhores informações que possam ser revertidas em propagandas personalizadas. Todas querem deixar para trás os cookies, pequenos arquivos instalados por sites nos computadores quando o navegador de internet é usado.