Fractals of Change: June 2006

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16 posts from June 2006

June 29, 2006

Price – Who’re You Calling a Freeloader?

One of the major objections to flat-rate pricing of communication services, including Internet access, is the danger that a small percentage of users will absorb a huge percentage of the resources either degrading service More...

June 28, 2006

Price – The Great FON Experiment

FON is a commercial/cooperative worldwide WiFi access network. Huh? Actually it’s an interesting idea and a great laboratory for pricing models.< More...

June 26, 2006

Price – The Cost of Complexity

Next couple of posts’ll be about pricing.  Simple is better than complex; and free, as the simplest of all, is sometimes the best of all.  More...

June 22, 2006

America’s Antiterrorism Network – Distributed Data Storage

Distributed data storage is a PROVEN way to protect data from accidental and deliberate destruction. Moreover, distributing data reduces the need for backbone bandwidth and makes mes More...

June 21, 2006

What To Do About North Korea

Take out the missile launch site.  Here’s why that’s the right thing to do in a post-Iraq world.


June 19, 2006

America’s Antiterrorist Network

Now doesn’t “America’s Antiterrorist Network” sound better than “Net Neutrality”? Maybe not if you’re on one of our two left coasts but it certainly does anywhere else.  The diff More...

June 18, 2006

Chance to Meet

Just Books in Greenwich, Connecticut is sponsoring a get-together for me at Ar More...

June 16, 2006

billg – Shouldnta preAnnounced

Bill Gates will do a world of good by devoting his intelligence, his energy, and his take-no-prisoners style to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The tasks the foundation has se More...

June 14, 2006

Internet Neutrality – Tough Issue

If the telcos have their way, the Internet in the US COULD become as innovation-free as the phone networks and as content-challenged and inflexible as the cable networks.  On the More...

June 13, 2006


Roboandme Last night Mary and I went to a reception – actually a fu More...

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