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Publications & Appearances



Doctoral thesis published "Internet connectivity economics. Architecture, conventions, community"

Uta Meier-Hahn

Four years of work, 47 interviews with network engineers around the globe and countless talks with friends and with my supervisors: the results of my doctoral research have been published.

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When Internet interconnection trouble occurs, immediate coordination kicks in

Uta Meier-Hahn

For the majority of people in developed countries, the Internet is invisible most of the time. A socket in the wall, a cell site atop a building, a WiFi password written on a restaurant menu – only rarely are we reminded of the fact that Internet connectivity is not just there like a natural resource. It has become ambient. But for some people there is another side to it. This is a text about the networkers who make the Internet work.

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Workshop "The Network of Networked Things: Finding the Internet in IoT"

Uta Meier-Hahn

Many vendors and developers of so-called 'internet of things' devices still take on little responsibility for the internet that they rely on. At the Internet Governance Forum 2016 RIPE NCC convened some smart people and me to discuss the issue and point to ways forward. The whole session about this timely topic is worth watching. My contribution starts at 32:00.