underground online archives edit / delete

It's kind of like a low-budget Wired.

to etext history internet magazines retrocomputing ... on 28 March 2015

New Clues edit / delete

"Non-neutral applications built on top of the neutral Net are becoming as inescapable as the pull of a black hole. If Facebook is your experience of the Net, then you’ve strapped on goggles from a company with a fiduciary responsibility to keep you from ever taking the goggles off."

to internet politics privacy society web ... on 22 March 2015

IMP Code edit / delete

Resurrecting the software for the IMPs, the Internet's first routers.

to history imp internet retrocomputing router software ... on 13 March 2015

Andrew M. Odlyzko edit / delete

There's various well-written, interesting material here on the historical intersection of economics and technology (e.g. railways and the Internet); the best are collected on the "technology and financial manias" page. Why the Internet bubble was nothing new, and probably didn't have the impact you thought it had.

to amusements business economics etext history internet railway ... on 18 January 2015

12 ethical dilemmas gnawing at developers today | Application Development - InfoWorld edit / delete

I'll break my usual rule of not linking to numbered lists of things, because this is actually fairly good, if mostly aimed at people building web applications.

to ethics honours internet web ... on 24 August 2014

A Culture of Innovation: Insider Accounts of Computing and Life at BBN edit / delete

Book about the history of BBN. But the really interesting thing here is the source code for the IMP -- the original ARPAnet router -- and details about recovering it and running it in emulation. Very neat!

to arpanet bbn history imp internet networking retrocomputing ... on 13 December 2013

Tegola -- Rural Broadband in Scotland edit / delete

Comprehensive site -- which grew out of an Edinburgh/UHI/etc. research project -- on building wireless networks in hard-to-serve parts of Scotland. "The other revelation that happened after we had put up our first relay was that they do not have to be tall sticky-up things. Whoever created Scotland provided it with an abundance of tall sticky-up things."

to broadband internet network radio scotland wireless ... on 07 September 2013

Geoff Huston - potaroo.net edit / delete

Detailed articles on the future of the Internet from an Australian perspective. The surveys of IPv6 and DNSSEC uptake are interesting.

to dns dnssec internet ipv6 networking ... on 15 April 2013

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