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The Backbone of the Internet is Maxing Out

Earlier this week, we heard reports that we’re on the verge of running out of internet, specifically, out of IPv4 addresses. Now, it seems, we may be …

Engineers Just Broke the Capacity Limit For Fiber Optic Transmission

So, that Internet apocalypse that’s going to befall us when our fiber optic cables max out? Maybe not so much. On Thursday, engineers reported in</i> …

Five years after Verizon abandoned FiOS build, city still seeking fiber | Ars Technica

Alexandria, Virginia starts planning fiber network for its 150,000 residents.<p>Alexandria, Virginia is trying to find a partner to build a citywide …

Net Neutrality

How to get faster fiber-optic pipes through computation | Ars Technica

Calculation compensates for fiber imperfection, may increase data rates.<p>The information age demands fat pipes. But making fat pipes is not always as …

Quantum Mechanics

5 ways you're killing your productivity (and how to fix it)

It’s possible to have a to-do list that energizes you, helps you prioritize your day and motivates you to keep moving forward, even after those …

Time Management
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11 Storage Tricks That Will Keep Your Counters Clear

Reclaim your counter space.<p>Reclaim your counter space.

How to set up your money to build wealth as you sleep

Ramit Sethi, author of "I Will Teach You To Be Rich," writes that setting up an automatic system for savings and bill-paying "will let you focus on the fun parts of life. No more worrying about whether you paid that bill or if you're going to overdraft again."<p>You can do this in two steps:<p>Compile a …

Personal Finance