· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · March
· · · · 17 (2 entries)

Fast and Always On · There's a sto­ry this morn­ing in the New York Times about Com­cast, a big ca­ble com­pa­ny that last year bought AT&T's ca­ble as­set­s, and now finds it­self the largest sup­pli­er of broad­band In­ter­net ac­cess, clos­ing in on five mil­lion sub­scriber­s, and mak­ing mon­ey at it. There's a les­son in this, and a chance to laugh at clue­less tele­com ex­ec­u­tives too! ...
On the Small Small Screen · I was at work dur­ing Mr. Bush's ad­dress, and man­aged to get a stream­ing video feed from MSNBC to stay live (bar one break­down) dur­ing his fif­teen min­utes - will Web video stream­ing ev­er be­come not-lame? The MSNBC feed was like 240x180 pix­el­s, and as ad­dress­es to the na­tion go, I thought the lit­tle win­dow was about the right size. There was one sur­prise, though, in that the boxing-match anal­o­gy broke down ...
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