Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Let the 80s and 90s computer nostalgia continue… Between writing about how I learned to code, and watching the latest season of Halt and Catch Fire, I’ve been thinking about how the online services I’ve used over the years have shaped my view of the IT landscape. WarGames Like so many others my journey started […]

NAT in the hat


TL;DR Whilst on vacation in Spain I’ve found networks that seem to be like something out of a Cory Doctorow novel – domestic WiFi routers hanging off domestic WiFi routers hanging off domestic WiFi routers. At first I thought it was my Airbnb host being cheap and having a cosy arrangement with a neighbour to […]

I’ve been on the road now for a week and a half, which has brought me into contact with some of the slowest, most expensive Internet access I’ve suffered in some time. I’m used to mobile Internet being expensive and slow, but this has been even worse. My problems started in an airport lounge in […]

I’ve been an avid follow of Andrew McAfee’s Blog ever since JP first pointed me in that direction. He’s clearly a man that understands how technology is reshaping how we do business. Whilst I was on holiday a few weeks ago I noticed that he’d published a book along with Erik Brynjolsson – Race Against […]

This is one of those started as a comment, but really deserves a full post type things… My comment was in response to JP’s The new new telco where he posits that Facebook could be a very valuable business due to its telco like properties on a global scale. Here’s my original comment: This is […]