Daily Archives: August 19, 2013

Connecting Cape Town: Inside South Africa’s TV white spaces experiment

In 2011, a United Nations commission came to a powerful conclusion: access to broadband internet is a basic human right, matched by the likes of housing, sustenance and healthcare. Arguments can be made that widespread access has transformed entire economies … Continue reading

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Skype for Outlook.com preview now available in the US

Americans waiting for the Skype for Outlook.com preview can stop twiddling their thumbs — the test release is now available in the US, complementing existing access in Brazil, Canada, France, Germany and the UK. As in other countries, stateside users … Continue reading

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ASCE President’s Note, Civil Engineering magazine, Jul/Aug 2013

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The future depends on what you do today.” Preparation for the future was the impetus behind The Vision for Civil Engineering in 2025, a report that ASCE developed to answer two questions: what will the world … Continue reading

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