07 Oct

Eyewitness Account from Ancient Egypt and New Technology to Compete with HTTP

Great Pyramid of Khufu close up on the Giza Plateau outside Cairo, Egypt.

This Smithsonian Magazine article about a recent finding that offers contemporary testimony from when the Great Pyramid of Giza was constructed.

Mark Lehner, the head of Ancient Egypt Research Associates, who has worked on the pyramids and the Sphinx for 40 years, has said it may be as close as he is likely to get to time-traveling back to the age of the pyramid builders.

This TechCrunch article about new internet technology IPFS that might replace the HTTP system.

As a peer-to-peer distributed file system that seeks to connect all computing devices with the same system of files, IPFS seeks to improve on HTTP in several ways.

photo credit: Great Pyramid of Khufu close up on the Giza Plateau outside Cairo, Egypt. via photopin (license)