TITLE

Harvard Teams Up With Dutch Colleagues to Use Bandwidth as Global Currency

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
SWE Magazine;Oct2007, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the collaboration between computer scientists at Harvard University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and colleagues from the Netherlands to use a free download peer-to-peer video-sharing application to explore the use of bandwidth as a global currency in electronic commerce. The application is an enhanced version of a program called Tribler accessible at the Web site http://tv.seas.harvard.edu. Such application was used by researchers due to its flexibility, speed and reliability.
ACCESSION #
27697197

 

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