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“Through the Looking Glass” The Infrastructure of Information

“Through the Looking Glass” The Infrastructure of Information “Through the Looking Glass” The Infrastructure of Information Peter Fernandez taking place to expand access. Indeed, the users access to video games in high Introduction largest tech companies continue to develop definition without the need for a powerful When an internet service provider new technologies designed to expand local computer. Instead, users will be able intentionally slows the speed of their access to the internet, allowing these to stream games, with the majority of the service, it is called “throttling.” That companies to establish dominance in computing power happening elsewhere. term evokes the idea of partially cutting emerging markets. These efforts require The concept of streaming video games off access to a vital resource and has non-trivial investment and innovation. promises to democratize computer clear negative connotations. Although Even in regions with relatively robust gaming, allowing anyone with an internet the villain is less clear, the reality is that access to the internet, places exist where, connection to access the best of modern policy, business models, and technical for a variety of reasons, access is far from video games without investing in the limitations constantly exert a throttling universal or equally distributed. hardware or technical knowledge that effect on http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Hi Tech News Emerald Publishing

“Through the Looking Glass” The Infrastructure of Information

Library Hi Tech News , Volume 36 (6): 3 – Sep 6, 2019

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Emerald Publishing
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© Emerald Publishing Limited
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0741-9058
DOI
10.1108/lhtn-05-2019-0036
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“Through the Looking Glass” The Infrastructure of Information Peter Fernandez taking place to expand access. Indeed, the users access to video games in high Introduction largest tech companies continue to develop definition without the need for a powerful When an internet service provider new technologies designed to expand local computer. Instead, users will be able intentionally slows the speed of their access to the internet, allowing these to stream games, with the majority of the service, it is called “throttling.” That companies to establish dominance in computing power happening elsewhere. term evokes the idea of partially cutting emerging markets. These efforts require The concept of streaming video games off access to a vital resource and has non-trivial investment and innovation. promises to democratize computer clear negative connotations. Although Even in regions with relatively robust gaming, allowing anyone with an internet the villain is less clear, the reality is that access to the internet, places exist where, connection to access the best of modern policy, business models, and technical for a variety of reasons, access is far from video games without investing in the limitations constantly exert a throttling universal or equally distributed. hardware or technical knowledge that effect on

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Library Hi Tech NewsEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 6, 2019

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