My 5 top picks for today. These are stories I highly recommend you read today. How big telecom smothers city run broadband (Public Integrity) Big telecom hate competition as it forces them to not only spend money to upgrade their networks, but also has to convince customer that they are a better option. I have … Continue reading 5 Links: What to read today
Google Reader apocalypse extremely f***ing nigh. [jwz] The ongoing story – Twitter and writing. [The New Yorker] Mapping the people left behind by the knowledge economy. [The Atlantic Cities] A real coffee snob responds to FoodRepublic’s 13 signs you’re a coffee snob. [Sprudge] My startup has 30 days to live. Our broadband is getting faster, … Continue reading What I am reading today
It has been one of the more stressful weeks of my life — you see I was moving, again – third time in three years and again for not really a fault of my own. I loved my previous apartment and I enjoyed (perhaps) for the first time the luxury of space. It wasn’t as … Continue reading Moving means a new beginning!
The online-video generation is using broadband and wireless to stay in constant touch with friends. 500 channels? Try 7 billion. (Business 2.0 Magazine) — Justin Kan started televising his life, 24/7, on the Internet in March. Racing from lunchtime crowds at San Francisco’s Ferry Building to a Y Combinator dinner in Silicon Valley, Kan doesn’t … Continue reading Reach out and twitter someone
(Business 2.0) – You’d think it would be every nerdy country boy’s dream. Kord Campbell, a 38-year-old coder from Oklahoma, started a search engine company called Grub back in the day and sold it in early 2003 to a San Francisco-based dotcom called LookSmart for $1.3 million. Suddenly he had money, and he was moving … Continue reading Escape From Silicon Valley
From Forbes magazine, May 3, 1999 HERE IS A WAY to ride the broadband wave without buying a moneylosing company like At Home Corp. Horsham, Pa.-based General Instrument (NYSE: GIC) controls 60% of the settop cable box market. Its new boxes will have high-speed modems inside that allow subscribers to surf the Web, get e-mail, … Continue reading Broadband bargain