Looking back over copper networks – now finished if Telstra and NBN heads of agreement goes ahead as planned. Telstra has done a deal with National Broadband Network Co (or a heads of agreement which is not quite the same thing).But one thing that is clear, or was, after a bit of a Twitter discussion: that copper is no more. The thingie that ran our phone networks for hundreds of years (ok, last century) is being put out to pasture, retired, taken out.
Telstra closes Now We Are Talking blogs in anticipation of a new site later on. But are they burning engagement in the meantime?
Set up Vodafone (Australia) for trip to Singapore and get free wifi.
Time Magazine features us this week. Yay? The ACMA “blacklist”, as it became known, was promptly posted online, becoming a handy compendium of internet depravity in one convenient package — courtesy of the Australian government. Am I the only one that thinks TIME mixed up the messages – the blacklist (not the filter) has been […]
The challenges of visualising the future of telecommunications. Communications Alliance Industry Conference 2009 11 of February, 2009 in Melbourne I will be in Melbourne the next day I think? Lemme check my diary – yep. So here are the details: BROADBAND AND BEYOND 2009 – IMAGINING A BROADBAND FUTURE Date: Wednesday 11th February, 2009; 9.00am […]
… mobile social network anyone? I wonder what her friends list on her mobile phone is like? I wonder what she would do on Twitter? Teen sends 14,500 texts in a month A Californian father was left speechless when he discovered his teenage daughter had sent an astonishing 14,528 text messages in one month. Do […]
I saw that Meraki has won a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer prize, and it reminded me that a new kind of economy – well, an old one made more feasible through economies of scale – is arising. The Social Economy. Meraki Inc. USA Sanjit Biswas, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer www.meraki.com Meraki Networks, Inc. […]
TA DA! Here it is: Don’t you think that a country with backward internet, broken telcos and crap gov policies deserves hillbilly music? 😛 The whole thing is such a farce. YouTube here for those who don’t have players. I put a call out last week, on Twitter, for photos of people with post it […]