Researchers have found that the “Great Firewall” technology that controls internet traffic entering and leaving China is not merely an apparatus that statically blocks traffic. It also actively sends probes across the internet, preemptively searching for internet infrastructure and services that seek to circumvent its defenses. “The Great Firewall is actively trying to find these sites so it can block them,” said Nick Feamster, a professor of computer science at Prince
AUDIO PODCAST (Right-click to save link.) Larry L. Peterson, Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science at Princeton, discussses "The Internet of the Future." This lecture is part of a series on "engineering the future." Other topics include cryptography, sustainable energy, transportation systems, water stewardship, quantitative finance, and greenhouse gases. The series was developed by the Princeton Adult School in conjunction with School of Engineering Dean H. Vin
For Aleksandra Smiljanic, the makings of a good life include rock concerts, travel, and the freedom to pursue independent research. An evening at the theater makes it even better. Her varied background helped prepare her for her post as Serbia's first minister of telecommunications and information.
A method invented at Princeton for dramatically improving web access in developing nations has been named one of "10 emerging technologies" for 2009 by Technology Review magazine.
Princeton computer science and technology policy experts are playing key roles in a new Google-backed project intent on illuminating the mysterious inner workings of Internet traffic.
Mung Chiang, a Princeton engineering professor who studies the communications networks integral to modern society, has received a 2007 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from the White House.
Robert Kahn has been named the recipient of the 2008 Japan Prize for Information Communication Theory and Technology.
Robert Kahn, considered one of the fathers of the Internet, will join Larry Peterson, chair of the computer science department, in a public talk on the future of the Internet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Friend Center auditorium.
When Donna Liu established the Woodrow Wilson School's University Channel -- a downloadable feed of lectures by distinguished speakers -- it became so popular that it quickly was using its maximum bandwidth.