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[ NNSquad ] Vint Cerf: "The little deaf girl"

Vint Cerf: "The little deaf girl"

http://j.mp/JLMw6g  (the little magazine)

   "Then one day, sometime in 1995, she began to research cochlear
    implants on the Internet's World Wide Web. She had known about this
    concept for at least 20 years, but the reported results had not been
    very encouraging. However, by 1995, the technology had advanced
    dramatically thanks to research on the physiology of sensory nerve
    signals and also to new fabrication techniques which allowed an
    incredible amount of computing power to be packed onto a single

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An eloquent reminder of how technology and the Web improve people's
lives in incredibly important and personal ways.

Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org 
 - Data Wisdom Explorers League: http://www.dwel.org
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org 
 - Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance: http://www.gctip.org
 - PRIVACY Forum: http://www.vortex.com 
Member: ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy
Lauren's Blog: http://lauren.vortex.com
Google+: http://vortex.com/g+lauren / Twitter: http://vortex.com/t-lauren 
Tel: +1 (818) 225-2800 / Skype: vortex.com
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