Archives for April 2017

Let’s build a new and better kind of Internet

The case for why the world needs my unwritten book, The Internet is Just a Prototype.

Introduction to network quality arbitrage

Every IP network will at times offer too much quality for too little money, creating an arbitrage opportunity. This presentation gives an introduction to the concept and how network operators can respond.

Greatest Hits 2012-2017

I have collated all my key content from the last five years into a single resource page.

A manifesto for broadband Britain after Brexit

A UK general election has been called for June. How should the next government approach the issue of broadband policy? Which way does the future take us? I offer some tentative answers…

One hour guided tour of quality attenuation science

Are you responsible for engineering application performance, or operating a network service and care about quality? If so, then I have an “instant professional insight upgrade” to offer to you.

What might an Internet of Loving Kindness look like?

“The Internet” is a generic descriptive term for a rather useful, if frustratingly imperfect, online experience. The “Internet of Things” takes this in an unhealthy direction, dehumanising the world as it digitises it. Let’s build an “Internet of Loving Kindness” instead.

The next ARM is a networking company

The smartphone revolution is only possible because we broke the trade-off of low power consumption and high performance. This was achieved through the application of superior science and elegant engineering. A similar jump awaits the networking industry, but only if we can nurture the new mathematics and architectures from obscurity to the mainstream.