The Network Hub:

February, 2008


February 28, 2008  8:20 PM

Don’t let your job get shipped away

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

Despite the occasional peril of lost...

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February 26, 2008  12:50 AM

Japan’s high-speed Internet satellite to keep network connected despite Godzilla rampage

Michael Morisy 2020viip Profile: 2020viip

Japan is so cool. Granted, I've never been there, but I've been appreciating sushi, Hello Kitty, Akira and karaoke for many years now. Much like the rest of America, I'm considering a Honda as my next car purchase instead of a domestic model.

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February 25, 2008  6:42 PM

UPDATE: Amazon says Kindle ‘does not violate net neutrality’

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

Amazon got back to my questions about whether or not Amazon's Kindle eBook reader violates net neutrality. Their answer: No. Heather Huntoon, a PR manager for Amazon...


February 25, 2008  4:48 PM

Does the Amazon Kindle violate network neutrality principles?

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

Imagine signing up for broadband service that forces you to buy your computer from the ISP, only allows you to download DRM’d content from them, and only lets you visit pre-approved blogs – which they charge you a per-blog fee to access.

This pretty much summarizes network neutrality...


February 22, 2008  8:47 PM

Open source networking hums along, quietly

SusanFogarty Susan Fogarty Profile: SusanFogarty

Open source has been buzzing lately: Gartner identified it as one of the top 10 trends for 2008, and last week Microsoft announced it was publishing 30,000 pages of documentation for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista and launching an "Interoperability Initiative." Google is pushing open...


February 21, 2008  11:10 PM

Geeks defy (and underscore) geek stereotypes

SusanFogarty 2020viip Profile: 2020viip

I spend a lot of time, possibly too much time, thinking about geek culture, and apparently I'm not the only one. No sooner had I blogged about pundits trying to define the image of the

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February 14, 2008  8:01 PM

Network security concerns: Mo’ remote workers mo’ problems

Tessa Parmenter Tessa Parmenter Profile: Tessa Parmenter

When the network was built like a castle, located in one static location, it was easier to have perimeter defense--the castle walls, the moat and hill (i.e., the

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February 13, 2008  7:26 PM

IT Ethics

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

Over on Slashdot there’s a lively discussion of IT ethics, and what sort of codes (no...


February 12, 2008  7:06 PM

iPhone, oh the madness you have wrought

Shamus McGillicuddy Shamus McGillicuddy Profile: Shamus McGillicuddy

I just finished writing about how the iPhone's success has made touch-screen smartphones all the rage in 2008. And then this morning I read that Jim Balsille, co-CEO of Research In Motion, told attendees at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that his company

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February 7, 2008  8:36 PM

IPv6 makes inroads on the Internet

SusanFogarty Susan Fogarty Profile: SusanFogarty

IPv6 ready This week, ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and

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