Fractals of Change: March 2008

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18 posts from March 2008

March 30, 2008

Note to Newbie Jack

We’re here in London now, Jack; will introduce ourselves as soon as hospital rules allow. Strange as it’ll seem to you, your mother was once a baby, too. Here’s what I wrote about her when she was a newbie.


March 29, 2008

Jack is Here!

Jack Isaac Morris was born today, our first grandchild courtesy of daughter Kate and son-in-law Hugh. Three weeks early but over seven pounds, he, she, and he are all doing fine.

Mary and I are overjoyed and about to board the flite for London where he is granting his first audiences.


March 27, 2008

Metered Pricing – Is Sauce for the Goose Sauce for the Gander?

Reader and friend Aswath is a supporter of metered pricing by ISPs. We disagree on th More...

March 26, 2008

Let the Market Regulate Investment Banks

In the recent credit meltdown, the Federal Reserve has made emergency financing available to investment banks which is normally reserved for commercial banks. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson says, More...

March 25, 2008

Google’s Gigabit Gambit

Want a gig (1000 megabits per second) of Internet access bandwidth? Google says you could have it by the end of next year “from Manhattan to rural North Dakota (sic, I think they meant Vermont)” if their proposal to the FC More...

March 24, 2008

Amazon S3 – Backstory for Nerds – Part 2

Note to non-nerds – back to English tomorrow; you may want to skip this one.


March 20, 2008

Amazon S3 – Backstory for Nerds - Part 1

It’s practical to use Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) as the backend for a web application WITHOUT any intervening application server. I have the code to prove it and I’m sharing it. If you’re a nerd, read on otherwis More...

March 19, 2008

Amazon S3 – Very Cheap Storage in the Sky

When I was building the Vermont Telecom Authority’s broadbandwiki web page, I had More...

March 18, 2008

BroadbandWiki Beta Begins

Please help test the broadbandwiki project at More...

March 17, 2008

Top 'o the Mornin' from the Top o' the Hill


Guess which one of us is Irish.

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