News tagged with electricity networks

Rethinking networking

Today, data traveling over the Internet are much like crates of oranges traveling the interstates in the back of a truck. The data are loaded in at one end, unloaded at the other, and nothing much happens ...

Feb 12, 2010
4.1 / 5 (8) 3 | with audio podcast

Reliable communication, unreliable networks

Now that the Internet's basic protocols are more than 30 years old, network scientists are increasingly turning their attention to ad hoc networks—communications networks set up, on the fly, by wireless devices—where ...

Aug 05, 2013
4 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast

Valuing versatility

It's often said that we live in an age of increased specialization: physicians who treat just one ailment, scholars who study just one period, network administrators who know just one operating system.

May 01, 2013
4 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast