More Than 750 American Communities Have Built Their Own Internet Networks

More Than 750 American Communities Have Built Their Own Internet Networks Published on January 24, 2018 at 02:25AM Jason Koebler shares a report from Motherboard: According to a freshly updated map of community-owned networks, more than 750 communities across the United States have embraced operating their own broadband network, are served by local rural electric …

Ursula K. Le Guin, author of ‘The Left Hand of Darkness’ and ‘A Wizard of Earthsea’, has died

All-time great science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula Le Guin died Monday. She was 88 years old. Her son Theo confirmed the news to The New York Times. He declined to identify the cause of death, aside from saying that she had been in poor health for several months. Le Guin didn’t always enjoy being …

Vandalizzata una Pietra d’inciampo, Bussolati: «C0lpa del clima di odio»

L’anno scorso accadde alla «Pietra d’inciampo» posata sul marciapiede di via Plinio, a Milano, per ricordare Dante Coen, deportato ad Auschwitz e ucciso a Buchenwald. La notte scorsa ad essere danneggiata è stata quella dedicata, in viale Lombardia 65, alla memoria di Angelo Fiocchi, deportato nel campo di concentramento di Mauthausen e assassinato nell’aprile 1945 …

Il caso della Repubblica di Venezia: i poveri pagavano più tasse dei ricchi

Con un simile sistema e in assenza di correttivi (che pure potrebbero essere introdotti), chi guadagna di più continua a pagare più tasse, ma in proporzione tutti contribuiscono egualmente. La differenza fondamentale con il sistema attuale non risiede nella pressione fiscale, che dipende dal livello a cui … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit

Apple Will Release Its $349 HomePod Speaker On February 9th

Apple Will Release Its $349 HomePod Speaker On February 9th Published on January 24, 2018 at 01:45AM After it was delayed in mid-December, Apple finally announced the availability of its new smart speaker. The company announced it will release the HomePod on February 9th and that preorders for the device will start this Friday, January …