Category Archives: Blogging

Is Blogging Journalism?

I said on Facebook the other day that tech blogging is more like “infotainment” than journalism. The confusion around this subject is behind the reaction to the Michael Arrington VC fund and Arianna Huffington’s desire for editorial control over TechCrunch. … Continue reading

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Explaining the Price Gap

This is old news to those of you who read the other sources of broadband politics news on the new-fangled world wide computernet, but the esteemed Saul Hansell (a sometime reader of this blog) has released the second part of … Continue reading

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Debunking the Broadband Gap

Today we learn, via Saul Hansell at Bits Blog, that the US isn’t as far behind the Rest of the World with broadband as was previously thought: Even without any change in government policies, Internet speeds in the United States … Continue reading

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I’ll see you at eComm

I’ll be speaking at the eComm2009: Emerging Communications Conference in San Francisco next week: The world’s leading-edge telecom, Internet communications and mobile innovation event built to both showcase and accelerate innovation; and to explore radical new opportunities – together. eComm … Continue reading

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Welcome Brett Glass

The following post is from our new co-blogger, Brett Glass. Brett and I first crossed paths when we were working on the “Skywalker” token-ring project at Texas Instruments in the early 80s. Brett was part of the team in Houston … Continue reading

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Virgin Media serves the people, not the pirates

The Register broke a story today about the plan by the UK’s cable company, Virgin Media, to dump neutrality and target BitTorrent users The UK’s second largest ISP, Virgin Media, will next year introduce network monitoring technology to specifically target … Continue reading

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This blog is an INTJ

Via Andy Sullivan, I found a service that analyzes and types blog content, Typealyzer. Here’s what it says about my blog: The long-range thinking and individualistic type. They are especially good at looking at almost anything and figuring out a … Continue reading

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Thirty Profiles

Dave Burstein of DSL Prime has posted profiles of 30 FCC candidates to his web site, including one transition team member: Susan Crawford, now teaching at Michigan, also has enormous respect from her peers and would bring international perspective from … Continue reading

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AT&T’s Dubious Behavior

You may not have noticed in the crush of events, but AT&T announced a new broadband service option last week, up to 18 Mb/s DSL: AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced it will launch AT&T U-verseSM High Speed Internet Max 18 … Continue reading

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Separated at Birth

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