[More evidence that Apple is working on software configurable SIMs that will eventually will break the Homer/Bart Simpson stranglehold the carriers have over consumers.
Bill St. Arnaud
- Bill St. Arnaud is a R&E Network and Green IT consultant who works with clients on a variety of subjects such as the next generation research and education and Internet networks. He also works with clients to develop practical solutions to reduce GHG emissions such as free broadband and dynamiccharging of eVehicles (See http://green-broadband.
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Monday, August 29, 2011
Friday, August 26, 2011
Whenever you post content to the web (images, text, video, music...), it is kept on the servers of that particular application. This means that your online data is stored in centralized servers belonging to various companies, meaning it's not really yours any more.
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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
[It is exciting to see the concept of software controlled networks pioneered by CANARIE and CRC (UCLP) and other researchers such as Nick Mckeown at Stanford starting to gain momentum.
at 6:56 AM
Apple's strategy to bypass carriers - opportunity for R&E networks to build their own national wireless broadband networks
[Telcos and cablecos are probably the most conservative and least innovative companies in the world.
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Monday, August 15, 2011
Friday, August 5, 2011
[Here is an excellent presentation by Ian Foster on how clouds and grids can liberate researchers from traditional IT research tasks.
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