Guest post*: Five benefits of open source educational online applications

Continuing education through online methods is nothing new. Educational institutions have been pushing online education for yearsĀ  and many others are looking into the possibility of implementing such methods. While you can spend the money having a solution developed and tailored to your specific needs, existing open source applications can provide the experience you are looking for. Continue reading

Guest post*: If Net neutrality didn’t exist: science impeded

In 2007, Comcast (prominent US ‘provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services’) began experiments on restricting access to certain programs and websites without public knowledge. This could have been a precursor to a commercialized Internet, by allowing Internet service providers to determine what websites were available to consumers. It might have led to additional charges being incurred for what they deemed as ‘premium’ sites. Continue reading