The Internet Works Fine for Those Who Have It
It behooves us to be realistic, to assess facts honestly, and to avoid rushing to solve non-existent problems while real needs remain unaddressed. The Internet works fine for those of us who have it, but it doesn’t work at all for the rest of us.
American Broadband Policy: Information over Manipulation
While it’s true that Americans aren’t dancing in the streets over ISP customer service, it’s unrealistic to claim that replacing them with municipal utility providers will change this dynamic at all.
Saving the Web from Humanity
28 years ago today, Sir Tim Berners-Lee designed the web in a memo to his bosses at CERN, the European Union’s research center for nuclear energy. While nuclear energy is…
Landing Team Invades the Echo Chamber
Technology regulation is a gatekeeper with an enormous role in determining the kind of future we will enjoy. Engineers can create awesome new systems, but if we can’t get buy-in…
The Internet is Making Us Stupid
The Internet is making us stupid because of clickbait. This isn’t a new fact, it’s a reality that’s becoming increasingly hard to ignore as its consequences spread. The Internet is…