With the majority of Internet connectivity shut down during the protests in Egypt, activists are finding other ways to communicate. Landline phones, fax machines and ham radios are being utilized to push information out to the rest of the world. Egyptians are even distributing faxes that include instructions for making a modem out of a mobile phone. Read the full article at computerworld.com
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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, writes a weekly column for Adweek, and is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and he hosts the Shelly Palmer #CryptoWednesday Livestream. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.