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Are Smart Devices Listening to My Conversations?

The widespread deployment of wi-fi has created a reality where smart devices are constantly listening to their user's conversations as well as to the discussions of other people speaking within the vicinity of the smart device. This reality is not immediately apparent to most users of smart devices or the other people in their vicinity. At the same time, there seems to be an implicit contract whereby users of smart devices agree to this monitoring in exchange for all the services that a smart device provides. However, the exact terms of this implicit contract have yet to be clearly defined.

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BLOG: Wi-Fi in Space

The international space station finally received a Wi-Fi connection in 2010, however connection speeds are still slow due to the long-distance the data transmission has to travel. In order for communication between the ISS and Earth to exist, the data must go to a series of data relay satellites that are 22,000 miles away from Earth. How the ISS is able to communicate with Earth is the subject of the upcoming blog post.

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BLOG: What to Expect from 5G

What to expect from the 5th Generation of wireless technology that has increased connection speeds and decreased latency.

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BLOG: How Exactly is Information Transmitted Wirelessly?

Although the wireless transmission of data is largely taken for granted, when one stops to consider how it actually happens, it does seem magical. There is, of course, a scientific explanation that can be understood by a non-WLAN professional. That explanation is the subject of this blog post.

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VLOG: How Exactly is Information Transmitted Wirelessly?

Although the wireless transmission of data is largely taken for granted, when one stops to consider how it actually happens, it does seem magical. There is, of course, a scientific explanation that can be understood by a non-WLAN professional. That explanation is the subject of the upcoming blog post.

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BLOG: The Art of Wi-Fi Deployment

At the 2018 Wi-Fi Trek conference in San Diego, California, Network Engineer Charles Ahiwe gave anĀ informative presentation on the art of wi-fi deployment. This VLog is a summary of his salient points.

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VLOG: The Art of Wi-Fi Deployment

At the 2018 Wi-Fi Trek conference in San Diego, California, Network Engineer Charles Ahiwe gave anĀ informative presentation on the art of wi-fi deployment. This post is a summary of his salient points.

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BLOG: The U.S. Pressures Allies to Ban Chinese 5G Tech

The Trump administration has adopted a policy designed to prevent Chinese tech companies from developing the 5G network to block them and the Chinese government from installing back door spying capabilities into the network.

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VLOG: How Exactly is Information Transmitted Wirelessly?

Although the wireless transmission of data is largely taken for granted, when one stops to consider how it actually happens, it does seem magical. There is, of course, a scientific explanation that can be understood by a non-WLAN professional. That explanation is the subject of this blog post.

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BLOG: The Health Effects of Wi-Fi Exposure

These days Wi-Fi is quite literally as ubiquitous as the air we breathe. For most Americans and much of the entire world's population, Wi-Fi signals broadcast in their homes, places of work, in cars, on airplanes, in the stores and cafes, they frequent and of course, through the omnipresent smartphones and handheld devices they use. This begs the question. Are there any deleterious health effects associated with living in this environment? Concerningly, the answer to this question is yes.

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