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From SNL to the Senate, the Honorable Al Franken

I was not one of those that felt Ronald Reagan did not have the stuff to be President of the United States. He was older than I and “Bed Time for Bonzo” was not on my must watch list. Even...

The FCC Capitulates on Network Neutrality

As expected the FCC issued new rules to secure an open internet. They are summarized as follows: 1.       Internet service providers (ISPs) must provide services in a transparent manner by disclosing their network management practices and performance characteristics. 2.       ISPs...

Pumping up Meatloaf and Traffic

Every dish I made this weekend could have been the recipe of the week. However, on Friday, I decided that the winning dish would be something I have never made, usually did not like and never understood. My decision...

All You Can Eat Fettuccine

I didn't cook a lot this weekend as we decided to eat light on Friday and tried out a new restaurant on Saturday. Therefore, I knew that Sunday's dish had to be spot on as it, by default, would...

The FCC is Obscuring Intent with the Third Way

Today is my final review of the "Third Way" as proposed by Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman. While we have discussed Sections 201 and 202, I do not plan to spend time examining the impact of Section 208, which gives...

Pursuing Net Neutrality

In continuing to examine the three primary section of Title II of the Communications Act, today, we look at Section 202. As a reminder, the review is because of the major announcement made by the FCC Chairman to redefine...

A Cautious Approach to Net Neutrality, A Third Way

Yesterday, the major news of the day was the Dow dropping 1000 points in just a few minutes. However, for the world of telecom, it was the notice that FCC Chairman, Julius Genachowski, was going to release a statement...

Further Broadband Penetration Deconstruction

Before I begin, I want to remind you that most of the numbers used for the subject for this week's blog come from the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), National Telecommunications Infrastructure Administration (NTIA), Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and National...

Saving Net Neutrality with Finesse or Brute Force

An important lesson learned in my youth was if I use the right tool to repair something then brute force would seldom be necessary. In fact, most of the time using brute force resulted in additional damage. This begat...

Should Broadband Expansion be Public Policy?

Interestingly, the announcement by the FCC of a National Broadband Plan received little to no attention on our major media outlets. Perhaps it's because the amount of money involved is rather low when compared to Social Security, Medicare, and...

Umami in Food and Telecom

While we were educated with the understanding of four tastes (sweet, sour, salty and bitter), umami has been recently added as a fifth basic taste. The word is Japanese and in English we sometimes refer to umami as being...

Peek-a-boo Julius Genachowski

IP Videophones are multiplying quickly in the marketplace and Broadvox labs. So far testing has been quick and satisfying. The phones all adhere to H.263 and H.264 video codec standards. This allows for any video device to any video...

IPv6 and the Passing of an Era

In the simplest of terms, IPv6 is intended to resolve the issue of the world running out of IP address in 2011. IPv4 is based upon a 32-bit address scheme whereas IPv6 uses 128 bits. The difference is dramatic....

The Cream of the Crop

This weekend was great for food. It began on Friday with beer battered fish and chips. Since I had the oil hot, I also fried a half of a breast of turkey. I tend to do that verses frying...
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