It seems like every few months an article comes out highlighting the U.S. failure to keep up in the global broadband race. While the same excuses continue to be made for why the problem is happening (country size, lack of need, greedy corporations, to much legacy infrastructure), the fact of the matter is the U.S. […]

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Wikipedia on its last legs?

by stark in Technology

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The chairwoman of the Wikimedia Foundation, Florence Devouard, recently hinted in a talk at the Lift07 conference that Wikipedia only has funding for the next 3-4 months, after which it may disappear if donations don’t pick up. According to people in attendance Devouard was quoted as saying: At this point, Wikipedia has the financial resources […]

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