The Internet is nothing without electricity, and the increased demand for data and expanding “Internet of Things” means we need more and more power to stay online. One billion people worldwide lack electricity, and four billion remain offline. Bridging the Digital Divide will involve more data centers, wireless networks, smartphones, and other equipment that will strain energy grids. But could the Internet also be part of the solution to global power needs? Evan is joined by Nilmini Rubin, Vice President of Tetra Tech, a global engineering and consulting company.
#329: Will Rinehart’s Wild Weird Brain
#328: What’s the Deal with European Antitrust?
#327: The Collapse of Complex Societies
#326: Content Moderation Potpourri
#325: Live: Quinta Jurecic on Jan. 6, Social Media, and the Great Rage
#324: Parler Games
#323: Florida & Texas vs. the Internet
#322: FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips
#321: Musk’s Moderation Musings (And Beyond)
#320: The Right and Social Media
#319: Remember FAANG?
#318: The Universal Service Fund
#317: Making Progress
#316: Putin’s War and the Internet
#315: Social Media “Transparency” as First Amendment Violation
#314: The State of Internet Freedom
#313: Responding to the Broadband Populists
#311: Administrative Law, and Why You Should Care
#310: Algorithmic Amplification
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