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The internet is made by humans – people with new ideas and bold dreams who want to build a better version. At Packet, we share this passion, so we set out to tell the stories of people who inspire us.
Packet and Intel are two companies committed to innovation,
and to those that are building the internet that we depend upon.
From the processors in datacenter servers, to the machine learning
powering autonomous vehicles, and the networking protocols
that move information around the world – we're driven to enable
Xia is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College.
She co-directs the DartNets (Dartmouth Networking and Ubiquitous Systems) and her research interest lies broadly in mobile computing and its intersection with other disciplines.
Most of her current projects center on light – the ubiquitous medium around us. She's working on a range of projects that turn light into a powerful medium for data communication and object /behavioral sensing.
Learn more about Xia via her Dartmouth website page, or on YouTube.website
Dabriah Alston is the Project Manager for Red Hook WIFI.
Growing up in Red Hook's housing project, Dabriah witnessed first hand how events like Hurricane Sandy required a community that was resilient, innovative, and caring for each other.
Red Hook WIFI is a community wireless broadband network that provides Internet access free to users within the community. The network facilitates access to jobs, education and other opportunities while also functioning as a local resource for news and information through its online portal and other online tools.
Learn more about the Red Hook Initiative, Red Hook WIFI and Dabriah at the RHI website.website
Brian Hall is a member of NYC Mesh - a community built and run network serving Manhattan and surrounding neighborhoods. In this video, he shares why he contributes his time to building NYC Mesh, from both a physical and community standpoint.
NYC Mesh connects directly to the backbone of the internet via contributing providers like Packet (bypassing traditional ISPs) and as a neutral network that does not block or discriminate content.
Learn more and become a member by visiting their website.website
We believe in a future driven by specialized infrastructure. From self driving cars to virtual reality, these experiences are defined by combining innovative hardware with innovative software. That's why at Packet, we don't abstract developers from the hardware - instead we provide them the tools to interact with it.