Archives for 2018

The Internet is Just a Prototype The week in hyperlinks #18

A weekly reading list to stimulate thoughts about the (digitised) world you might (or might not) want to live in.

The Internet is Just a Prototype The week in hyperlinks #17

A weekly reading list to stimulate thoughts about the (digitised) world you might (or might not) want to live in.

WWG1WGA: The greatest communications event in history

“Where We Go One We Go All” was inscribed on the bell on JFK’s boat. It is a rallying cry for unity, and now headlines an extraordinary set of events.

The silence of the sheep

The mass media is strangely silent on some very real recent events. What could be behind this news blackout? And what does it portend for the future?

The Internet is Just a Prototype The week in hyperlinks #16

A weekly reading list to stimulate thoughts about the (digitised) world you might (or might not) want to live in.

The Internet is Just a Prototype The week in hyperlinks #15

A weekly reading list to stimulate thoughts about the (digitised) world you might (or might not) want to live in.

Planes have throttles, networks do not

When we use casual metaphors to describe complex technical systems, we inevitably get a mismatch. This is why ISP “throttling” cannot be regulated.

The Internet is Just a Prototype The week in hyperlinks

A weekly reading list to stimulate thoughts about the (digitised) world you might (or might not) want to live in.

Your capacity planning rules are backwards (so let’s fix them)

Every single telco has got the cause and effect between its network metrics and user experience backwards. Fixing this can easily save a lot of money.

Connected Britain The supereconomic broadband era

The Connected Britain conference in London gives a glimpse into the state of our broadband economy, which is shifting from speed to user value.