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disruptive technologies: from swarming to mesh networking

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th September 2014

How Hong Kong Protesters Are Connecting, Without Cell Or Wi-Fi Networks http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/09/29/352476454/how-hong-kong-protesters-are-connecting-without-cell-or-wi-fi-networks messaging one another through a network that doesn’t require cell towers or Wi-Fi nodes. They’re using an app called FireChat that launched in March and is underpinned by¬†mesh networking, which lets phones unite to form a temporary Internet. My note: seems that civil […]

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Social Media: Yo

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 9th July 2014

Yo Is Now Being Used To Update Israelis On Missile Attacks http://www.timesofisrael.com/red-alert-app-offers-a-yo-update-on-missile-attacks/#ixzz36vsiGXEF Several months ago, people on the streets of Venezuela used “Zello” to replace blocked Twitter and FB: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/02/21/venezuela-blocks-zello-ap_n_4830452.html Political upheavals can provide great ideas for application of social media in daily life

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