Articles tagged hurricane sandy
Wednesday, 7th November 2012
Tuesday, 6th November 2012
New Jersey Allows Email Voting: A Sign Of Things To Come?
Well into the 21st Century, no one's figured out a safe way to electronically vote without the presence of an auditable paper trail. With New Jersey opening up e-mail voting for displaced voters today, is this a first step towards e-voting trust or a debacle in the making?
Monday, 5th November 2012
Friday, 2nd November 2012
Thursday, 1st November 2012
Hurricane Sandy Tests Wireless Infrastructure, Forces Carriers To Collaborate
In a rare show of decency, AT&T and T-Mobile have teamed up to provide their networks to people affected by Hurricane Sandy this last week. How long will the partnership last and what does it mean for the future of cellular collaboration during natural disasters?
Wednesday, 31st October 2012
NYC Websites Running On Fumes In Wake Of Superstorm Sandy
In the age of cloud computing, it's an archaic image: the livelihood of some popular web sites currently rests on bucket brigades of crews carrying diesel fuel up multiple flights of stairs just to keep generators as Lower Manhattan struggles with massive power outages and flooded understructures in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Tuesday, 30th October 2012
Sandy Batters Internet, But Few Knockouts
Internet resources in the region are holding up as well as post-tropical storm Sandy blows through the Northeast. Only two major services, YouTube and Tumbler, reported service problems overnight, though it's not known for sure now if Sandy was the culprit. The storm, which remains eenormous in diameter, could still cause problems as it turns north through New England and eastern Canada.
Monday, 29th October 2012
Hurricane Sandy vs. The Internet: What's In The Path Of Frankenstorm
As Sandy bears down on the U.S. East Coast, the high concentration of the country's Internet infrastructure in the path of the massive Category 1 hurricane means it is reasonable to expect potential outages of Internet and websites through the next few days. Which providers and connections are most at risk?