Fractals of Change: April 2005

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23 posts from April 2005

April 29, 2005

As the Phone World Turns Part 6 – SkypeIn: The Plot Thickens

Skype, which started as free computer-to-computer calls only, is beginning to look more and more like an alternative phone service.More...

April 28, 2005

Fuel Cells

We all know that electric cars would be quieter and less polluting than those with combustion engines.  But we don’t all want to drive golf carts everywhere.More...

April 27, 2005

As the Phone World Turns Part 5 – SkypeOut: Monetizing the Skype Network

Skype built its impressive (some would say “frightening”) network of users by providing free software for free Internet calls between users.More...

April 26, 2005

Globalization and Innovation

In the current issue of Wired, Lisa Margonelli speculates that China may become More...

April 25, 2005

As the Phone World Turns Part 4 – Building Network Value with Skype

Skype and Vonage are two of the most succ More...

April 22, 2005

As the Phone World Turns Part 3 – Metcalfe’s Law

Bob Metcalfe, the inventor of Ethernet, is also credited with Metcalfe’s Law: the value of a network is proportional to the squ More...

April 21, 2005

It’s Time to Go Nuclear

Breaking liberal ranks, columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote in last week’s New York Times that More...

April 20, 2005

VON Canada

Andy Abramson points out, correctly, that not much hard news is coming out of VON Canada.  More...

As the Phone World Turns Part 2 – The Meaning of Free

Yesterday I blogged that we can predict the future business model of voice calling by observing the past of email.  One implication of this analogy is that voice will be free reg More...

April 19, 2005

As the Phone World Turns Part 1 – Legacy Access Charges

We are not at a tipping point in how we make and pay for phone calls; we are at a FLIPPING point.  The AT&T band, if there still were one, would be playing “The World Turned More...

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