chris at sw.oz.au
Wed Sep 21 17:01:43 EST 2005
On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 04:18:44PM +1000, Roger Clarke wrote:
> [Apologies if this has been linked before, and I missed it]
> The [U.S.] National Science Foundation (NSF) is planning an
> initiative called the Global Environment for Networking
> Investigations (GENI). See:
> The Vision is stated to be to:
> - Build in security and robustness;
> - Enable the vision of pervasive computing and bridge the gap
> between the physical and virtual worlds by including mobile,
> wireless and sensor networks;
> - Enable control and management of other critical infrastructures;
> - Include ease of operation and usability; and
> - Enable new classes of societal-level services and applications.
No worries - should take them a couple of weeks, tops.
Sounds like a huge feast of buzzwords and a nice sinecure for whoever
gets appointed to work on this stuff. Or am I too cynical?
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