Internet pioneer Dr. Vint Cerf expressed his optimism for the Internet’s future at the official opening of the Internet Society’s new Geneva office. More than just optimism though, I was left with a feeling that he was perhaps issuing a subtle call to arms for the Internet pioneers of today.
While there may be over an octillion times more individual IPv6 addresses than there are IPv4 addresses; in terms of actually usability, IPv6 is somewhere in the range of 16 million to 17 billion times larger than IPv4. Much larger, yes; infinite, no.
These photos were taken by the crane operator lifting the Airbus out of the Hudson River.