Time spent in lockdown can be used to think about the big things in life. Like artificial intelligence. Netopia has a mini-theme on artificial intelligence, with Peter Warren’s story on insuring self-... »
The corona virus pandemic makes us rely more on digital communications to work from home, to make our everyday lives work in lockdown and to keep ourselves entertained. This puts a strain on internet ... »
As we struggle to make something useful of our time spent in virus lockdown, the internet’s role in our lives becomes ever more apparent. We depend on it to work from home, at least if we’re in of... »
Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki published a statement yesterday on how the video platform responds to the corona virus outbreak. It is worth reading. Wojcicki says “It remains our top priority to provid... »
The Italian movie director Sergio Leone invented the genre Spaghetti Western, bringing Hollywood actors such as Clint Eastwood to Italy to shoot Wild West-movies about sheriffs and cowboys, re-creatin... »
They say time flies, but it also true that time is slow. Netopia first started ten years ago. Since then much has happened. But much is the same. Netopia launched February 16th 2010 in Swedi... »
Is there such a thing as a passive intermediary on the internet? Can you talk about “dumb pipe” anymore? Has there ever been such a thing anyway? There used to be a time when “network neutrality” w... »
Here is an evergreen topic: does piracy really hurt legal sales? Last week, film-maker legend Werner Herzog said at a film-festival in Switzerland that pirates have his blessing if they can’t find ... »
The point has hit home: something is wrong with the way the internet works and the online platforms are part of the problem and maybe maybe part of the answer too. This is no longer a topic of deb... »
Remember that time when the Swedish government funded Darknet? Yeah, with the US Navy. Darknet, the part of internet which is more lawless than the rest. Where you can get your contract killers, dr... »