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The Power of Access, Connection, Communication

Hello, Planet Earth. I mean, that is whom I’m talking to right now. I’m not talking to merely my family, friends, or just the state of North Carolina. My audience is the entire world. People will have the freedom to access this video whenever and wherever they want to. That is the power of [...]

The Open Web is a Human Right

The Internet can be likened to a public playground. Everyone is welcome, and the more curiosity and imagination a user has, the more fun and interesting the Web experience becomes. Take the Google search engine, for example—an empty playground. With the search bar gracing the browser’s home page, millions of documents and resources are instantly [...]

OneWebDay: A Personal Experience

I can remember when I was little, the encyclopedia Britannica salesman came to our home and explained to my parents the reason why having this particular encyclopedia would be beneficial to my sister and I. Of course my parents purchased this excellent educational tool to further aid my curiosity and fantasy with learning.
A [...]

Businesses Benefit from the Free, Open Web

Not only can businesses connect with their customers, but there are even whole business models built around the Internet.

Ubiquitous Computing Changes Everything

The Internet’s future is far too grand to accurately predict, but one thing is for certain: consumers use it, want to use it, will use it, they rely on it, and they depend on it.
As the future of the Internet continues to be planned, tested, and analyzed for optimum performance, one key factor should preside [...]

Born Into a Hyper Existence

The Internet is easy. It is simply the most effective way to date to obtain any information about anything. With so many different kinds of people from varying education levels and socio-economic backgrounds putting forth their insights in an ever-evolving hub, it is almost impossible not find information on something. Denying this privilege to [...]

People Want Information to be ‘Free’

The World Wide Web has grown into an awesome tool for gaining access to information about everything.The Internet contains a wealth of knowledge and interactivity.

Internet celebrates 40th birthday: but what date should we be marking?

The internet celebrates its birthday today, September 2, with 40 years having passed since the first successful transfer of data between two computers.
The midwives for the modern era of communication were scientists at the University of Los Angeles in California (UCLA), who connected the neighbouring machines [...]

My experiences – Internet and India

Working on a 2 mbps connection at home, I was thinking about MY OneWebDay, the day I dreamt of having a good bandwidth. Surprisingly that day has passed and I did not seem to notice… Confused ? Read the chronology of my experiences on the Internet and you will know
1. 1995 – My first internet [...]

a brief (news) story about the one who founded the One Web Day…

Susan Crawford and Kevin Werbach have been named today as Obama-Biden FCC Transition Team Leads.
Susan Crawford, is now a professor at the University of Michigan Law School and has recently ended her term as a member of the Board of Directors of ICANN and is the founder of OneWebDay. Kevin Werbach, is an Assistant Professor [...]