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Closing Conversation: Security

The third in a weekly series of dialogues between Professor Dame Wendy Hall & Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt (leading academics in Web Science from the University of Southampton).

What next for Web Science?

The Web we have now would have astonished Web users from 10 years ago; how will we be astonished in 10 years’ time? Leading academics Professor Dame Wendy Hall and …

The future of gadgets online: the Internet of Things

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is an idea about what happens when you embed communications and intelligence into household appliances, white goods, street furniture, clothing, medical devices, vehicles and everything …

Introduction to the Semantic Web & IoT

In this video, Les and Susan introduce the Semantic Web and the Internet of Things by talking about how we are moving from a Web of documents to a Web …

What else can I learn at the University of Southampton?

We hope you’ve enjoyed this course. The University of Southampton combines academic excellence with an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to research, supporting a culture that engages and challenges students and …

Arguments for …

In this video, Professor Les Carr presents arguments for net neutrality whilst reminding us that although the Web can be considered as a public open system it is built on …

Arguments against …

In this video, of Professor Les Carr presents some arguments against net neutrality. Here Les takes a less idealistic and more pragmatic position. He recognises that we may have to …

Is the Web for everyone?

In this video, Professor Les Carr and Professor Susan Halford talk about how the Web is continually changing. They also point out that the whilst the Web, until recently, mainly …

What is net neutrality?

In this video, Professor Les Carr introduce the concept of net neutrality by asking: should the people who provide access to the internet be able to interfere in or to …

The internet and the Web

In this video, Professor Les Carr explains how the hypertext technologies used on the internet infrastructure became the Web as we know it today. Technically, there are three specific big …

The recent history of the Web

A short history of the Web: the Web as a sociotechnical network of networks. How did the World Wide Web emerge from the physics laboratories at CERN to become the …