Remaking the Internet

The Time Warner Research Program has published my essay on the Internet architecture, Remaking the Internet: Taking Network Architecture to the Next Level. The essay examines the issues that make…

September 2, 2011 0

The Steve Jobs Story

You may have noticed that Steve Jobs stepped down as Apple’s official CEO last week. There’s been an awful lot written about the man and his contributions to the tech…

August 29, 2011 1

Stranger than Fiction

Jean Louis Gassée is one of the more intriguing former Apple managers. During Steve Jobs’ exile in the 1980s, Gassée served as head of Macintosh development, Steve’s old job. John…

August 15, 2011 0

Reacting to the Broadband Speed Data

Over on the Innovation Policy Blog I take a look at the FCC’s broadband speeds report and some of the reactions to it: The results are surprising to some because…

August 8, 2011 1

Measuring Broadband Performance

Here’s the video from yesterday’s release event for the FCC’s new study on broadband speeds in the US. It’s not every day that a government agency releases a study that…

August 3, 2011 5

Netflix Relief Fund

Now for something completely different, a heart rending appeal. Netflix Relief Fund with Jason Alexander from Jason Alexander Hey, lighten up, it’s a joke.

July 29, 2011 0

ITIF Statement in Support of “America’s Broadband Connectivity” Plan

[Ed: Here’s the press release we issued at ITIF today on the ABC Plan for phasing out telephony subsidies and bulking up the stimulus program for rural broadband. All telecom…

July 29, 2011 0

What’s Holding Netflix Back?

What’s Holding Netflix Back?

Broadband usage fees and limits are back in the news again: the New York Times editorialized against them recently, and the Washington Post’s Cecilia Kang reported that “experts” have concerns…

July 29, 2011 2

Fact-checking Sen. Kohl’s Letter

Senator Herb Kohl sent a letter to the Justice Department and the FCC today arguing that the market analysis around the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger should emphasize the national market rather…

July 21, 2011 2

Netflix Bets the Medium is the Message

An awful lot of pixels have been burned on the dramatic price increase that Netflix announced last week. The popular phrasing described a “social media firestorm” of complaints from angry…

July 18, 2011 6