Monthly Archives: August 2012

Kidding around

Just discovered YouReputation while checking on what Drazen Pantic has been up to. (I met Drazen a decade ago while researching public Wi-Fi in New York for Linux Journal.) YouReputation is Drazen’s “viral search” engine. Here is the top result … Continue reading

Posted in Awesome, Blogging, Fun, Ideas | 3 Comments

Digging in The Well

If posts seem a bit infrequent here (I went more than half a month between the last two posts), it’s because I’ve been busy elsewhere. One of those other places is The Well, the deep, durable and original (in several … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Friends, Fun, Personal, VRM | Tagged | 1 Comment

Will the carriers body-snatch the Net with HTML5?

Nothing has creeped me out more lately than reading HTML5 – The Catalyst for Network as a Service? by Michael Crossey of Aepona, in Telco 2.0. His topic: NaaS, or Network as a Service. Makes me think, If the network is just a service, is it … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasting, Business, infrastructure, Personal, problems, Technology | 8 Comments

An Experience in Confusopoly

At home in Santa Barbara we get our TV from Dish Network. We’ve been customers of Dish since it was Echostar, back in the mid-90s. We’ve had dishes on five different houses over those years. Since we tend to do … Continue reading

Posted in Broadcasting, Business, Call center hell, problems | 15 Comments