Why Must The FCC Insult Everyone’s Intelligence By Misrepresenting Broadband Investment?

Why Must The FCC Insult Everyone's Intelligence By Misrepresenting Broadband Investment?

Last month, I wrote a post detailing Ajit Pai's big lie, concerning his totally false claim that the order the FCC voted on today simply brings the internet back to where it was in 2015. As we explained that's not even remotely close to accurate. That same post also mentioned a second, but still important, lie that Pai and Pai's supporters have been telling repeatedly: that the 2015 rules harmed broadband investment.

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Engineers Just Unveiled The First-Ever Design of a Complete Quantum Computer Chip

Engineers Just Unveiled The First-Ever Design of a Complete Quantum Computer Chip

Practical quantum computing has been big news this year, with significant advances being made on theoretical and technical frontiers. But one big stumbling block has remained – melding the delicate quantum landscape with the more familiar digital one. This new microprocessor design just might be the solution we need. Researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have come up with a new kind of architecture that uses standard semiconductors common to modern processors to perform quantum calculations.

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Monster Hunter: World PS4 open beta set for December 22 to 26

Monster Hunter: World PS4 open beta set for December 22 to 26

Following a PlayStation Plus-exclusive beta last weekend, Capcom will host a second beta for Monster Hunter: World for all PlayStation 4 owners from December 22 to 26, the company announced. Pre-load for the beta will start on December 18. If you still have the beta client from the first beta, Capcom added that you will be able to use the same client to play the second beta.

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Nearly 20 State AGs to Sue FCC for Putting ‘Corporate Profits Over Consumers’

Nearly 20 State AGs to Sue FCC for Putting 'Corporate Profits Over Consumers'

Adding to the growing backlash among the public and members of Congress against the FCC's party-line vote on Thursday to repeal net neutrality protections, nearly 20 state attorneys general have lined up to sue the FCC, calling the Republican-controlled agency's move a violation of the law and a serious "threat to the free exchange of ideas."

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company is reportedly starting to dig 12.4-mile tunnel in Maryland next month

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is reportedly starting to dig 12.4-mile tunnel in Maryland next month

In October, we reported on Elon Musk’s Boring Company deploying a staging area for its Baltimore-DC underground hyperloop project. Now more details about the project are coming out as the company reportedly plans to start digging as soon as next month. Earlier this year, Musk announced a project to create an underground hyperloop system between New York and Washington DC.

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If You’re Not Embarrassed By Your Old Work, You’re Doing Something Wrong

If You're Not Embarrassed By Your Old Work, You're Doing Something Wrong

If work from a year ago doesn't make you wince even a little bit, it's a bad sign. There's no pinnacle of perfection that we get to reach. There's no point where our work can't get any better and we stop cringing at prior pieces.

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“Suspicious” event routes traffic for big-name sites through Russia

“Suspicious” event routes traffic for big-name sites through Russia

Traffic sent to and from Google, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft was briefly routed through a previously unknown Russian Internet provider Wednesday under circumstances researchers said was suspicious and intentional. The unexplained incident involving the Internet's Border Gateway Protocol is the latest to raise troubling questions about the trust and reliability of communications sent over the global network. BGP routes large-scale amounts of traffic among Internet backbones, ISPs, and other large networks.

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