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Good show Alain. Take the time and listen to Ethan and Alain talk about the State of IPv6.
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Very interesting representation of global traffic
 
Akamai's global GNET CDN network map in realtime. Just so cool.
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Traffic. Traffic View shows Internet traffic levels by Akamai server locations in data centers all over the world. Data includes current hits per second and total page views per minute. You'll also see how real time traffic data compares to average traffic data on a global level.
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Only one-third of adolescents meet the Surgeon General's exercise recommendations. And ethnic minority girls, including those in the Twin Cities' Somali community, are the least physically active adolescents. Narrative research from the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport ...
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Municipal networks serve existing businesses and keep critical jobs in town: 

The small Minnesota town of Windom nearly entered crisis mode when Fortune Trucking, a local company that employed 47 people in a town of 4,600, announced that slow Internet speeds might force it to leave town. Although the company’s headquarters were located a mile outside of the Windom’s jurisdiction, community members successfully lobbied to bring municipal fiber to Fortune, saving those jobs and stabilizing the local economy. 
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Minneapolis is starting to become an important Internet peering hub, until recently we would have never appeared in a list in one of these press releases.
Netflix can probably stop paying Time Warner Cable if merger is allowed.
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10G to a Public Library, good job CENIC and your partners.
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Impressive project and cast of characters.
NSF Gives Green Light to Pacific Research Platform. UC San Diego, UC Berkeley lead creation of West Coast big data freeway system. August 3, 2015– L...
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Municipal networks serve existing businesses and keep critical jobs in town: 

The small Minnesota town of Windom nearly entered crisis mode when Fortune Trucking, a local company that employed 47 people in a town of 4,600, announced that slow Internet speeds might force it to leave town. Although the company’s headquarters were located a mile outside of the Windom’s jurisdiction, community members successfully lobbied to bring municipal fiber to Fortune, saving those jobs and stabilizing the local economy. 
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A culture of openness, two-factor authentication and incident response plans are some ways colleges and universities are dealing with security threats.
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Minneapolis is starting to become an important Internet peering hub, until recently we would have never appeared in a list in one of these press releases.
Netflix can probably stop paying Time Warner Cable if merger is allowed.
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IPv6 is now mainstream instead of being an exception
After releasing the first public betas of iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 this week, Apple has further detailed its new IPv6 support. As IPv4 addresses run out, the shift to the more abundant ...
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Dark fiber network between Omaha and Dallas in Zayo's plans
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A free and open world depends on a free and open Internet. Governments alone, working behind closed doors, should not direct its future. The

The Genius of J.S. Bach’s “Crab Canon” Visualized on a Möbius Strip
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Average Internet of Things device has 25 security flaws - Telegraph
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To celebrate the upcoming television broadcast of the "Monty Python Live (mostly)" farewell show, UKTV channel Gold installed a giant dead p

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Well that was an awkward situation. It isn't every day that you get accused of being a supporter of terrorism, but these are the things that

25 Gigabit Ethernet, 50 Gigabit Ethernet targets of industry consortium
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The new 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium includes Arista Networks (NYSE: ANET), Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOG