Portless networking and container communications

The shift of computing from hosting to cloud to serverless has a parallel in communications technology and products. “Portless” is the new “packet”.

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.

Phone call of the future

What can the Victorians teach us about the future of personal communications? Quite a lot, as it happens…

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.

Social media vs citizen messaging: a lost opportunity?

At some point we will have to progress beyond SMS for “government-to-citizen” messaging. This is an opportunity to solve some longstanding problems.

Review — Bose QC30 headphones “Wearables” become “liveables”

Sometimes a digital device proves transformational to how you live in unexpected ways. My Bose QC30 headphones have been a major positive experience.

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.

The scientific mindset is powerful for investigating phenomena of the natural world. When it comes to the socio-political, it can make us foolish.

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GDPR: Privacy by force or design?

Everyone has had their email inboxes filled with GDPR-related privacy notices. The systemic failure is multiplying: how to divide it instead?

The RINA revolution is ready to roll

If TCP/IP is the piston airplane, RINA is the jet age. At the moment, it’s exotic; in 20 years, it will be ordinary. Here’s an update on its progress.