What Went Wrong at the NSA

  • 30 minute talk

Our resident Baron, Prof. Jaap van Till, clarifies.


Jaap van Till is a CONNECTIVIST, who specializes in designing disruptive technology network architecture and infrastructure for improving cooperation between people and collaboration across networks.

His essay on The Power of Flocking http://www.scienceguide.nl/200907/technologies-of-flocking-.aspx has been widely discussed on the Internet.  Van Till has consulted successfully on using innovative technologies to rethink worldwide networks for Education and Research (NREN’s) as well as huge private company networks, as partner at Stratix Consultants (NL). His consultancy work centres around explaining technology to managers and explaining objectives to network specialists. The canyon between geeks and managers is still wide and deep. Van Till served as Professor for Corporate Networks and Internet Infrastructure at Delft University (NL) and  Internet Infrastructure Professor at the HAN Polytechnic in Arnhem (NL).

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