Sir Tim made it clear fairly early in his talk that he did not want to spend too much time looking back. He mentioned that one of the risks of a celebration of this sort – a 20 year anniversary or birthday – is that of focusing on what was already done and seeing it as simply the past. He rejected that idea and said that he expects “even more boat rocking” to come, especially as we “get all the data on the Web.” He predicted that there will be “new waves of things we’ve never imagined” and insisted that there is a lot to do.
The 2009 Rocky Mountain IPv6 Summit is a FREE two day affair put on by the Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force (RMv6TF) to help increase IPv6 awareness, knowledge and skills among Colorado and Rocky Mountain area organizations (and individuals). See you there!
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.
Internet Society press release: ISOC TO ADDRESS EUROPEAN PARLIAMENTARIANS ON IMPORTANCE OF OPEN INTERNET DEVELOPMENT
The T-Mobile G1 was announced today at a 10:30am (eastern) press conference. Current T-Mobile customers can pre-order one now for delivery before October 22nd. Arik Hesseldahl did a nice first look that I found on Business Week: Looks like it may be able to give apple a run for their mobile device money.
“Stanford To Offer Free CS and Robotics Courses” from Slashdot yesterday: Stanford University will soon begin offering a series of 10 free, online computer science and electrical engineering courses. Initial courses will provide an introduction to computer science and an introduction to field of robotics, among other topics. The courses, offered under the auspices of […]
According to an article on thenewspaper.com, tracking similar to what we saw in Enemy of the State could very soon be more real than you might want. Definitely more than I want. From the article: Private companies in the US are hoping to use red light cameras and speed cameras as the basis for a […]
T-Mobile to announce Google Android based HTC Dream later this month. What are the privacy implications?